Mother's Magic Pie Crust (sallye) Recipe

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MOTHER'S MAGIC PIE CRUST (SALLYE)

sallye bates

By
@grandedame

My mother was a topnotch baker. This recipe is from her typed notes from many years ago. I have used it for years with always excellent results.


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Serves:

yields 2 pie crusts

Prep:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 c
flour
1 c
shortening
1 tsp
salt
1 large
egg
1 tsp
vinegar
cold water as needed

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sift flour into bowl, cut in shortening with pastry blender or 2 knives.
2
Place egg and vinegar in a 2 cup measuring cup. Add cold water to fill to half cup level.

Whisk together until well blended.
3
Add egg mixture to flour and mix well until dough forms a ball. ( use my hands to mix)

If too dry, add more cold water a few drops at a time.

This crust is always light and flaky.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American