Sweet Pastry (Pate Sucre)
A sweet pie crust that works really well with French Silk and other cream pies. Yummy!
- 1 cup flour all purpose
- 1/4 cup sugar granulated
- 4 tablespoons cold butter cut in pieces
- 1 egg yolk
- 1 or 2 teaspoons cream heavy
- 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
Using a mixer with the paddle attachment, mix flour and sugar.
Add butter and mix until sandy.
Add yolk, 1 teaspoon of cream and vanilla. Mix just until combined.
If needed, add 1 more teaspoon of cream.
Form into a disc. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 1 hour.