AdVital Short Crust Pastry Recipe
AdVital Short Crust Pastry Recipe

Short Crust Pastry


January 24, 2017

This multipurpose Short Crust Pastry recipe fortified with AdVital Powder is energy dense and provides a good source of Vitamin A.

  • Prep: 1 hr 5 mins
  • Yields: 1 x 25cm pie crust/8 serves


2 scoops AdVital Powder

1 (59g) egg

1¾ cups (240g) plain flour or gluten free plain flour

150g butter, chilled and cubed

Large pinch (0.5g) salt

Few tsp cold milk


1Whisk AdVital Powder and egg until smooth.

2Place the flour, butter and salt in a food processor and blend until mixture forms crumbs. Add egg mix and pulse a few times to combine.

3Tip mixture into a bowl, lightly mix with fingers to form a smooth but firm pastry. If dry, add a few drops of cold milk. Refrigerate covered for 20 minutes.

4Roll pastry out on a lightly floured surface and line tin. Use excess pastry to mend tears or holes and pat out until smooth. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Recipe Notes

Hints & Tips

  • Add 1 tbsp dried parsley or zest of 1 lemon to mix for a sweet or savoury option.

For full nutrition information for this recipe, please refer to the AdVital Recipe Book in the AdVital Media Library.


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size65 g
Energy1217 kJ
Sodium197 mg
Potassium96.5 mg
Protein8.1 g
Sugar1.1 g
Total Fat16.6 g
Saturated Fat10.6 g
Total Carbohydrates26.9 g

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