One Stage Pastry


  • 5 oz margarine softened or half margarine and half lard
  • 2 tbsp of cold water
  • 8 oz of plain flour
  • salt to taste


  1. Add all the ingredients into the mixing bowl but retain 4 oz of the flour.
  2. Mix on speed 1 and cream all the ingredients together for approximately 15 seconds until well mixed.
  3. Then add the remaining flour and mix for a further 15 - 20 seconds on speed 1 until it has become a firm dough.
  4. The pastry is cooked at 325F or Gas Mark 7.