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Chocolate sweetcrust pastry


Chocolate sweetcrust pastry
This simplified sweetcrust pastry gets its chocolate flavour simply from cocoa powder, added towards the end of kneading.

Chocolate aficionados will enjoy using this in all sorts of recipes that call for sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée).
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Last modified on: July 4th 2018

For 700 g, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 350 g 700 g 1 kg 400 g 2 kg 100 g

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
16 min.16 min.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, wrapped in plastic film.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Chocolate sweetcrust pastry : Photo of step #1
Put into a mixer bowl: 200 g butter cut into small pieces, 135 g icing sugar and 2 g fine (or table) salt.

Mix together on slow speed until evenly mixed (pastry cooks say "to cream", as the consistency becomes like a cream).

Stage 2 - 3 min.
Chocolate sweetcrust pastry : Photo of step #2
Add 50 g egg and mix again.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Chocolate sweetcrust pastry : Photo of step #3
Finish by adding 300 g flour and 25 g powdered cocoa all at once, then knead for a few seconds until evenly mixed.

Stop the mixer as soon as the dough is ready; it is important not to over-knead it.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Chocolate sweetcrust pastry : Photo of step #4
Weigh out the dough into pieces of 10-12 ounces (250-300 grams). Shape into balls, then flatten into "cakes" and wrap in plastic film.

Refrigerate until needed or freeze for later.

Remarks

You can use this as the base for simple chocolate biscuits: make them more indulgent by adding chocolate chips to the dough at the end of kneading.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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