Vegan Pastry


  • 200g Doves Farm Plain White Flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 100g vegan cooking block
  • 4-5 tbsp water
  • oil, for dish


  1. Pre-heat the oven.
  2. Rub a little oil around the inside of your dish or tin.
  3. Put the flour, salt and vegetable fat into a large bowl.
  4. Using a fork or pastry blender, work them together until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  5. Add enough water to bring together a ball of dough. If it does not do this easily, add a few more drops of water. Cover the dough and leave it to stand for 15 minutes.
  6. Dust the work surface with flour, put the dough in the middle and sprinkle it with more flour.
  7. Roll the pastry out into a circle 5cm/2” larger than your dish and lift it into the dish OR simply press the dough into the dish using your fingers.
  8. Cut away any pastry that hangs over the edge of your dish and gather the off cuts into a ball of dough, roll out again and use for more tarts.
  9. Bake according to your recipe.