Pate Sucree

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: French
Keyword: When using this recipe for pies, and you need to blind bake, bake only for 8 minutes on 350 degrees
Servings: 1 9" pie crust
Author: ideaforge


  • Cups Flour
  • ½ Cup Unsalted butter Cut into small dice, keep the butter cold!
  • ¼ tsp. Sea salt
  • ¼ Cup Sugar I use maple sugar
  • 1 Lrg Egg yolk
  • 2 Tbsp. cold water or more


  • The technique of making the Pate Sucree is at the heart of delicious desserts, pastry and even entrees like pot pie.
  • In a bowl combine the flour and butter and salt and using your thumb, pointer and middle fingers, mix to combine the ingredients until the mixture resembles a coarse smaller than lentils size portions.
  • Add the yolk and water and mix to combine the dough into one big ball.
  • Flatten the ball to a disk and refrigerate 2-3 hours.