Cornish Pasties

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00DifficultyIntermediate

A proper pasty

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Yields6 Servings
Prep Time3 hrs 30 minsCook Time1 hr 5 minsTotal Time4 hrs 35 mins

 500g white bread flour
 120g lard or trex
 120g Butter
 1tspn salt
 Cold water
 450g beef skirt
 450g Potato
 250g swede
 200g onion
 Salt and pepper
 Egg to glaze

1

Rub the fats into the flour until it resembles breadcrumbs

2

Add COLD water and bring the dough together

3

Knead well - as you are using bread flour this will take longer than usual

4

Wrap the pastry in cling film

5

Put in the fridge and leave it at least 3 hours

6

Cut the beef and vegetables into similar sized dice

7

Heat oven to 165c

8

Roll put the pastry on a floured surface

9

Cut out 6 large circles using a dinner plate as a template

10

Top half of each circle with the meat and veg and season generously with pepper add a ittle salt

11

Brush the edges with the egg mix

12

Bring the halves together crimping the edges

13

Place on a baking tray

14

Glaze with the egg

15

Bake for 50-55 minutes

16

Cool for a few minutes and serve

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Ingredients

 500g white bread flour
 120g lard or trex
 120g Butter
 1tspn salt
 Cold water
 450g beef skirt
 450g Potato
 250g swede
 200g onion
 Salt and pepper
 Egg to glaze

Directions

1

Rub the fats into the flour until it resembles breadcrumbs

2

Add COLD water and bring the dough together

3

Knead well - as you are using bread flour this will take longer than usual

4

Wrap the pastry in cling film

5

Put in the fridge and leave it at least 3 hours

6

Cut the beef and vegetables into similar sized dice

7

Heat oven to 165c

8

Roll put the pastry on a floured surface

9

Cut out 6 large circles using a dinner plate as a template

10

Top half of each circle with the meat and veg and season generously with pepper add a ittle salt

11

Brush the edges with the egg mix

12

Bring the halves together crimping the edges

13

Place on a baking tray

14

Glaze with the egg

15

Bake for 50-55 minutes

16

Cool for a few minutes and serve

Cornish Pasties