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shortcrust Line breaks: short|crust
Pronunciation: /ˈʃɔːtkrʌst/

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(also shortcrust pastry)

Definition of shortcrust in English:


[mass noun] British
Crumbly pastry made with flour, fat, and a little water, typically used for pies, flans, and tarts.

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