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Pastry dough

A recipe for basic pastry dough that can be used for pies, quiche, Gallet or alike. The recipe is easy to remember also 3,2,1... 300 gr flour, 200 gr of butter 1 dl water.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Resting time1 hr
Course: Breakfast, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Norwegian
Keyword: pie pastry
Servings: 1 dough


  • Mixer
  • Rolling pin


  • 300 gr flour
  • 200 gr butter
  • 1 dl water


  • Mix the butter with the flour using a mixer with knifes
  • Pulse the mixer until the butter is evenly mixed
  • Add the water and pulse for about 30 seconds more
  • Pull the dough together and wrap in plastic
  • Leave the dough in the fridge to rest for 30 minutes
  • Roll out the dough and cover the pastry pan you want to use
  • Place the dough in the freezer for 30 minutes
  • Take out the pie dough from the freezer and trim the edges.
  • Pirce the bottom of the dough with a fork
  • Cover the pie pan with a piece of greaseproof paper and fill full of rice
  • Blind bake for 15 minutes
  • Remove the pastry from the oven and pour out the rice and take out the greaseproof paper
  • Brush the pastry with egg and leave the pastry to cool in an open oven turned off