Flaky Pie Crust

Janet Scott

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@JanetLeeScott

I found this recipe in a old cook book Never thought of using egg and vinegar so I had to try it and did add a little touch of my own. I've been using it ever since! It's so easy to make, doesn't need to be ice cold and great for pie, turnovers, pot pies...etc.


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Serves:

1 top and 1 bottom

Prep:

30 Min

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
shortening
1 large
egg
1/4 c
water
1 Tbsp
apple cider vinegar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix your flour and salt. Add your shortening using a fork and cut up into the flour. Using a chopping method until it's crumbly.
Do not stir vigorously.
2
In a separate bowl, add your water, egg and vinegar. Using a whisk, whip it up!
3
Add the vinegar mixture to your flour mixture using the fork, turn and chop until somewhat blended. You may have some flour on the bottom of the bowl, that's okay.
4
Turn it onto a floured surface gently pressing it to blend and form a ball.
Roll in the flour, cut in half, form a disk shape and start rolling. Make sure to have plenty flour on your surface and on top of your dough to prevent it from sticking.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies