Cream Cheese Pastry

Cream Cheese Pastry

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Cream cheese pastry is a moist, flaky pastry often used with sweet or nut-flavoured fillings. It is ideal for rich tartlets and tiny petit fours. Remember, Pastry is only as good as the flour you use. Don't buy cheap flour.
Servings: 4
Calories: 491

Ingredients
 

  • 1 2/3 cup plain flour All purpose
  • 4 oz full-fat soft cheese at room temperature
  • 8 tbsp butter at room temperature
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, sift together the flour and salt. Add the butter, sugar and soft cheese and, with an electric mixer, beat the ingredients together until well blended and a soft pastry forms.
  • Shape into a ball, flatten to a disc and wrap tightly.
  • Refrigerate about 1 hour before rolling and shaping.
Calories: 491 kcal
Carbohydrates: 42 g
Protein: 7 g
Fat: 33g
Saturated Fat: 20 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 91 mg
Sodium: 583 mg
Potassium: 102 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 2 g
Vitamin A: 1080 IU
Calcium: 43 mg
Iron: 3 mg
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