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Sweet pie dough

Pie pastry that can be filled with all kinds of goodies
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time27 mins
Resting time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Norwegian
Keyword: pastry, pie, sweet pastry
Servings: 1 Shell


  • Mixing bowl
  • spatula
  • Rolling pin
  • Pie pan
  • Greaseproof paper


  • 150 g unsalted butter
  • ΒΌ ts salt
  • 100 g icing sugar
  • 2 large egg one for brushing
  • 250 g flour


  • Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl
  • Add the wet and knead as little as possible until the dough is evenly mixed
  • Wrap the dough in plastic and leave it in the fridge for 30- 60 minutes
  • Roll the dough out on a floured surface, make sure to flip the dough around often so it doesn't stick to the surface.
  • Lift the dough over to your form with the help of the rolling pin.
  • Trim off the edges and prickle the bottom of the dough with a fork
  • Leave to rest in the fridge for 30 minutes
  • Set the oven to 190 degrees Celsius
  • Add a sheet of greaseproof paper and fill the form with peas or rice
  • Bake for about 20 minutes
  • Reduce the heat to 160 degrees Celcius
  • Take out the rice and greaseproof paper and brush the pastry with a mixed egg yolk
  • bake for another 7 minutes (or until light brown)


You can use salted butter as well, hover hold back a bit on the salt. We also find it easier to roll the dough onto the rolling pin before moving it over the Pie pan.