• 500 g plain flour,
  • 100 g icing sugar, sieved
  • 250 g butter, cut into small cubes
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • drop of milk


  • STEP 1
    Sieve the flour into a bowl and then sieve in the icing sugar. Rub the cubes of butter into the flour and sugar until you end up with a crumbly mixture. Then mix in the lemon zest.
  • STEP 2
    Add the eggs and milk to the mixture and gently work it together till you have a ball of dough. Flour a surface and place the dough on top. Pat it into a flat round, flour it lightly, wrap it in clingfilm and put it into the fridge to rest for at least half an hour.
  • STEP 3
    then can be used as and when

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