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Butter crust

Fantastic, aromatic butter crust for pies and pastries.

Preparation time 10 minutes .. Cooling 35 minutes


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup soft butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 yolk
  • a bit of ginger spices (in case of plum tart, others not necesarily)
  • pinch of salt
  • grated lime zest
  • grated lemon zest
  • grated orange zest


Mound the flour on a work surface in a circle. The middle of the ring insert all the other ingredients and develop a homogeneous dough. Wrap the dough in plastic and put into the refrigerator 35 minutes to rest.

Wrapped in foil, the dough can be stored in the refrigerator for a further 5 days.

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