9-Inch Pastry

Oxmoor House
two 9-inch pastry shells


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2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons sugar
2/3 cup shortening
3/4 to 1 cup ice water


Combine first 3 ingredients; cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal. Sprinkle water evenly over flour mixture; stir with a fork until dry ingredients are moistened. Shape dough into a ball, and wrap in waxed paper; chill.

Divide dough. Roll out on a floured surface; place in two 9- inch pie pans. Trim pastry, leaving 1-inch overhang. Fold loose edges under, and flute rim.

Created date

February 2010