Short Paste for Tarts
- ¼ cup (50 g) sugar
- 2 cups (250 g) all-purpose flour
- ¾ cup (6 oz., 170 g) butter or margarine, cut into chunks
- 2 large egg yolks or 1 large egg
1. In a bowl, combine flour and sugar. Add butter and, with your fingers, rub into flour mixture until well blended. 2. With a fork, stir in egg yolks until dough holds together. (Or whirl flour, sugar, and butter in a food processor until mixture resembles fine crumbs; add yolks and whirl until ...