Today, we are making one of the basics of pastry, la pate sablee or shortcrust pastry, to use for cookies or pies!
150 grams butter, at room temperature
90 grams icing sugar
30 grams almond powder
1 egg, at room temperature
A pinch of salt
1 teaspoon vanilla sugar
300 grams flour
1- In a bowl, place the butter, icing sugar, almond powder, vanilla sugar and salt, using a spatula, mix everything together.
2- Add the egg and mix to incorporate until you have a homogeneous mixture.
3- Add the flour and mix just enough to obtain a smooth paste.
4- Cover the paste with plastic wrap and reserve for 1 hour in the refrigerator before using.