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Low-Fat Sweet Pastry


A light and tasty pastry that is a perfect healthy snack that can satisfy your sweet tooth.













Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Very low in sodium, Low Sodium


½ cup oat flour
blend, + 2 tb
5 tablespoons all-purpose flour
¼ cup cake flour
½ teaspoon cardamom seeds
or cinnamon, ground
2 ½ tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons butter
cold, diced
1 tablespoon canola oil
2 ½ tablespoons water
very cold


Sift flour, cardamom and sugar into large bowl. Rub in butter with fingers or cut in with pastry blender until size of small peas. Using fork, stir in oil. Slowly add cold water, 1 teaspoon at a time, tossing with fork until flour is moistened without being wet. Gather dough with moist hands, shape into flattened round and let rest about 15 minutes.

Roll ⅛ inch thick on lightly floured board. (To facilitate rolling, dough may also be rolled between sheets of wax paper Or unrolled dough may be placed in pan and gently pressed to cover inside of pan.) Gently lift and press onto 9 inch square tart pan with removable bottom. Cut off dough edges. Bake at 425℉ (220℃) for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Makes 12 servings.

NOTE: Unsalted butter will give a more delicate fresh flavor in this pastry. Add a dash of salt if using.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 16g (0.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 6653% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 20mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 2%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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