Cornish Pasties

This is a recipe for cornish pasties using butter, instead of suet, shortening, or margarine.


Ingredients Steps
250g strong bread flour Mix together
1/2 tsp salt  
115g butter (~1 stick) with 85% butterfat Rub together until texture is like bread crumbs
88 mL water Add and mix with a dough hook for a couple of minutes until the dough comes together
  Tip onto mat and stretch the dough by hand for a couple of minutes until the dough is smooth and shiny
  Chill for 1 hour


Ingredients Steps
225g (1/2 lbs) ground beef Mix together thoroughly
170g potatoes  
85g carrots  
1/2 onion diced  
2 cloves minced garlic  
Chinese pickled red peppers to taste  
Spinach/Chard/Beet greens  

Heat oven to 325F

Making the Pasties

Ingredients Steps
  Divide dough into thirds
  Roll out each portion into a ~21cm circle
  Put filling on half of the circle and fold over
  Crimp the edges
  Place on parchment paper
1 beaten egg Brush the tops of the pasties
  Bake for 45 minutes