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recipe image Dairy Free Shortcrust Pastry- Rubbing-in Method

Dairy Free Shortcrust Pastry- Rubbing-in Method

Dairy Free Shortcrust Pastry- Rubbing-in Method

Get stuck in and bake the perfect base every time without any milk. Plus, our quick to make Dairy-free Shortcrust Pastry recipe uses the easy rubbing-in method.

This Dairy Free Shortcrust Pastry recipe with Flora Dairy Free uses the rubbing in method to create a perfect base for your desserts.

  • Prep time15 minutes
  • Servings12 portions
  • DifficultyEasy


  • 225 g plain flour
  • 115 g Flora Dairy Free, straight from the fridge
  • 2 tablespoons water (30 ml)

Nutritional Guidelines
(per serving)

(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)


  1. Pre-heat oven to fairly hot 200°C, 180°C fan, Gas mark 6.
  2. Sieve flour into bowl and add Flora. Rub Flora into the flour with fingertips until mixture resembles fine, even breadcrumbs. Measure water with a standard measuring spoon and add to rubbed-in mixture.
  3. Mix with round-bladed knife until dough begins to come together. Gather together with fingertips to form a rough dough, leaving sides of bowl clean.
  4. Knead lightly with fingertips on a lightly-floured surface to form a firm smooth silky dough. Place in a cool place to 'relax'.
  5. Roll out on a lightly-floured surface with short, even, forward strokes to size and thickness required.