Meaning of shortcrust in English:


Pronunciation /ˈʃɔːtkrʌst/

Translate shortcrust into Spanish


(also shortcrust pastry)
mass nounBritish
  • Crumbly pastry made with flour, fat, and a little water, typically used for pies, flans, and tarts.

    ‘If good shortcrust had been used instead of filo, the same ingredients could have shone.’
    • ‘Line a large 9-inch pie plate or flan dish with shortcrust pastry, oatmeal pastry or potato.’
    • ‘Arrange the prunes on top and cover with shortcrust pastry.’
    • ‘Different pastries perform different functions, but whether it is puff, shortcrust or filo, first impressions count.’
    • ‘Organic fillings range from smoked haddock to sausages in onion gravy or simply traditional pork encased in good crumbly shortcrust pastry.’
    crumbly, crispy, crisp, brittle, friable