SOMEBODY'S MOTHER'S MOTHER'S PIE CRUST

 

  • Cooking Time: n/a
  • Servings: 6
  • Preparation Time: 20

Backstory

My mother's pie crust recipe

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt (optional)
  • 1/2 cup butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3 tbs ice water

Directions

  • Sift the flour with the salt into a bowl.
  • With a pastry blender or the fingertips, blend the butter into the flour and salt mixture. Stir in the egg yolk and water.
  • Form the pastry into a ball. Wrap it in wax paper and chill for two hours. Knead the pastry for one minute or until it holds together.
  • Roll on lightly floured board and fit the pastry into 9" pie plate. You will have enough to use for stripping or ad added strip around the edge.

Categories: Dough/Crust 

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