Rich Cheese Pastry

Rich Cheese Pastry

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Rich cheese pastry is used for party and cocktail appetisers and savouries. Remember, Pastry is only as good as the flour you use. Don't buy cheap flour.
Calories: 1298


  • 1/3 cup butter or block margarine and lard
  • 3 oz cheddar or other hard cheese finely grated
  • 1/4 lb plain flour bread flour
  • 1 pinch of salt


  • Cream the fat and cheese together until soft. Gradually work in the flour and salt with a wooden spoon or a palette knife until the mixture sticks together.
  • With one hand, collect the mixture together and knead very lightly for a few seconds to give a smooth dough.
  • Cover with greaseproof paper or cling film and leave in a cool place untill you are ready to roll out.
  • To cook, bake at 200°C (400°F) mark 6, unless otherwise stated, until lightly browned
Calories: 1298 kcal
Carbohydrates: 88 g
Protein: 34 g
Fat: 91g
Saturated Fat: 57 g
Trans Fat: 2 g
Cholesterol: 252 mg
Sodium: 1109 mg
Potassium: 223 mg
Fiber: 3 g
Sugar: 1 g
Vitamin A: 2743 IU
Calcium: 648 mg
Iron: 6 mg
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