Cream Cheese Pastry
This is a great pastry- easy to make and more forgiving than most
- 120 grams butter
- 100 grams cream cheese
- ¼ cup heavy cream
- 1½ cup flour
- In a food processor, blend cream cheese, butter and flour until a coarse sand like look.
- Slowly pour the cream into the mixture while being blend. Continue blending until the dough holds together as a ball
- Divide into 2 balls on a floured surface then flatten into a disc and wrap in plastic film. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before using.
- It can be chilled overnight in fridge , just take it out 25-35 mins prior to use
Generally pastry is best made quickly with cold ingredients. Chilling the pastry helps to make the flakiness – more pastry recipes to come like butter pastry and puff pastry. Cream cheese pastry is a nice forgiving recipe and a good one for pastry beginners – so give it a go!