This is the basic recipe for the preparation of numerous tarts and biscuits. The shortcrust pastry recipe is among the most used in confectionery, quick and easy, will allow you to prepare many tasty desserts.
Among the most used bases in pastry, pasta frolla is a mixture that is normally prepared with flour, fat, eggs and sugars. Perfect for many sweet and savory preparations from biscuits to tart to strudel or Easter pies like pastiera Napoletana, shortcrust pastry can be made by hand or with the Thermomix.
Below you find it in its most basic version, but the shortcrust pastry can also be flavored with vanilla, citrus peel or various spices as needed. It can also be made without egg whites to be more friable.
Pasta Frolla (Shortcrust Pastry)
Pasta frolla is one of the most used bases in the Italian desserts. It's simple and easy to make, and it's the base of the crostata pie.