Classic Pastry Crust - Single Crust Pie or Tart

Pampered Chef Recipe

Yield: 1 serving
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/4 cup(s) solid vegetable shortening
  • 3 tablespoon(s) cold butter
  • 2-4 tablespoon(s) ice-cold water

Preparation

  1. 1. Combine flour and salt in large bowl; mix well. Cut shortening and butter into flour mixture using pastry blender until shortening and butter resemble the size of small peas. Sprinkle 1 tbsp water over flour mixture; gently toss with a fork. Repeat until mixture is moist enough to form into a ball.

  2. 2. Gather pastry into a ball; flatten to 1/2-in thickness. Cover; refrigerate dough 30 minutes.

  3. 3. Place dough on center of lightly floured pastry mat. Roll out to desired size and use as desired.
February 2013

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