Pate Sucree

  • Yield: Makes enough for two 4-by-14-inch tarts
Pate Sucree

Source: Martha Stewart Living, July

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 2 large egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup ice water, plus more if needed

Directions

  1. Pulse flour, sugar, and salt in a food processor to combine. Add butter; process until mixture resembles coarse meal, about 10 seconds. Add yolks; pulse. With machine running, add ice water in a slow, steady stream through feed tube until dough just holds together (no longer than 20 seconds). Divide in half; shape each into a rectangle. Wrap in plastic. Refrigerate at least 2 hours (up to 2 days).

Cook's Note

Freeze up to 1 month.

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