Perfect Pastry

South Pond Farms

Take the mystery out of pastry making! Pastry is intimidating for a lot of people, but it’s actually very simple. All you need are these basic ingredients- flour, butter, salt,  & ice water and that’s it. You’ll end up with a quick + versatile pastry that’s as easy as pie!


  • 300g of flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 sticks of butter
  • 1/4 cup of ice water

How to make it

Step 1: Start with 300g of flour

Step 2: Next, add 1/2 teaspoon of salt

Step 3: Then, add 2 sticks of butter

Step 4: Now use your hands to make a crumble

Step 5: Add approximately 1/4 cup of ice water

Step 6: Form it into a ball and then let it sit

Step 7: Now- use it for whatever you'd like! I used it to make delicious butter tarts


Danielle French

Danielle left behind a high stress career in the big city for her dream of a simple life in the country. Inspired by childhood memories of staying at her grandparents’ farm, Danielle moved her four daughters to South Pond Farms, turning a century farmhouse and barn into a completely magical location. On the Makeful TV…
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