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Pate sucree forms the basis of many pies and galettes. This recipe for pate sucree comes from the "Living" television show. Use this recipe to make Plum Galette.

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Yield:
Makes two 8- to 10-inch tarts or single-crust pies
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In the bowl of a food processor, add flour, sugar, and salt. Add butter and process for approximately 10 seconds, or just until the mixture resembles a coarse meal. To mix by hand, combine the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Using a pastry blender or two table knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal.

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  • With the machine running, add ice water, drop by drop and slowly add egg yolks, until the dough just holds together without being wet or sticky; about 30 seconds. Test the dough at this point by squeezing a small amount together. If it is too crumbly, add a bit more water.

  • Turn dough out onto a large piece of plastic wrap. Grasping the ends of the plastic wrap with your hands, press dough into a flat circle with your fists. Wrap dough in the plastic and chill for at least an hour.

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Reviews (1)

11 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 0
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 2.0 stars
09/07/2020
So hard to work with. Not sure if it's because I typically don't add the egg yolks?