Shortcrust pastry

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Shortcrust pastry

I have made shortcrust pastry, with plain flour, butter & water.I have baked it blind, after pricking the base and using baking beans.the base was very uneven and when I added the filling and cooked it the bottom of the pie was uncooked. What am I doing wrong?

Lindsey, Food Editor

For Quincy

Hello Quincy,

If you have a spare five minutes please watch our cookery school video which shows the way we do it.

Kind regards,


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