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Classic Cornish Pasty recipe

Classic Cornish Pasty Recipe

A traditional handheld meat and vegetable pastry from Cornwall, known for its distinctive 'D' shape. The perfect hearty meal for a chilly day.





  • Step 1.

    Preheat the oven to 170°C and line a baking sheet with parchment.
  • Step 2.

    Brown the diced beef in a pan with a little oil, once all the edges are evenly browned set aside.
  • Step 3.

    In a large bowl, combine the beef, swede, potato, onion, salt, and pepper.
  • Step 4.

    Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured surface and cut out four 20cm rounds.
  • Step 5.

    Divide up the filling between each pastry round, leaving a border around the edge. Brush the border with beaten egg.
  • Step 6.

    Fold the pastry over the filling, crimp the edges to seal, and place on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Step 7.

    Brush the pasties all over with more beaten egg and bake for 1 hour or until golden brown.


  1. 350 gBeef skirt, diced

  2. 250 gSwede, peeled & diced

  3. 250 gPotato, peeled & diced

  4. 1 White onion, peeled & diced

  5. 1 tspSalt

  6. 1 tspBlack pepper

  7. 500 gShortcrust pastry

  8. 1 Beaten egg

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