Pasta frolla, the Italian flora paste

The little secret of the original recipe is to add lemon juice or zest to the dough

83573137 jam, flora paste


  • 300 gr. flour
  • 100 g sugar
  • 200 gr. butter
  • 1 vanilla
  • 1 egg yolk
  • half a lemon juice
  • 300 gr. of your choice


step 1

In a bowl, mix the flour with the sugar and add the butter in cubes. Knead well and add the yolk, vanilla, lemon juice and continue kneading until you have a pliable dough. If you find it hard and stiff, add a little water.

step 2

Let the dough rest for 20 minutes and preheat the oven to 180 degrees. In a lightly buttered special tarter, spread 2/3 of the dough with your fingers going everywhere. Lift the dough to cover up to its walls.

step 3

We empty the jam into the dough that we spread and with 1/3 of the dough that we kept, we spread strings horizontally and vertically. Bake at 180 degrees for 25-30 minutes.