Entry from British & World English dictionary
(also shortcrust pastry)
noun[mass noun] British
Crumbly pastry made with flour, fat, and a little water, typically used for pies, flans, and tarts.
- If good shortcrust had been used instead of filo, the same ingredients could have shone.
- Line a large 9-inch pie plate or flan dish with shortcrust pastry, oatmeal pastry or potato.
- Arrange the prunes on top and cover with shortcrust pastry.
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