Basic Sweet Pastry

Pasta Frolla

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    1 lb

    or Enough
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Italian Regional Cookery

By Valentina Harris

Published 1990

  • About


  • 1 lb (450 g) plain white flour
  • 9 oz (250


Put the flour on a work-surface in a hill shape, make a hole in the centre with your fist and put the sugar, salt, lemon rind, butter and egg yolks in the hole. Blend all these ingredients together with your hands, kneading the pastry as little as possible. When you have amalgamated everything (if the pastry is too stiff, add a little white wine or water), wrap it in buttered baking parchment o