Pate Sucree for Individual Peach Tarts

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup chilled (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut in pieces
  • 1/4 cup ice water
  • 2 egg yolks, lightly beaten
    • Step 1

      Place flour and sugar in the bowl of a food processor, and process for a few seconds to combine. Add butter, and process until the mixture resembles coarse meal, about 10 seconds. With the machine running, add the ice water through the feed tube in a slow, steady stream, then egg yolks, processing just until the dough holds together. Do not process for more than 30 seconds.

    • Step 2

      Turn the dough out onto a work surface. Place on a sheet of plastic wrap. Flatten, and form into a disc. Wrap, and refrigerate at least 1 hour before using.

You’re Running Out of Free Recipes

Never stumble over dinner plans again—subscribe for access to 50K+ recipes
for just $5 $2.50/mo for 1 year.