Hot Water Pie Crust Recipe

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Hot Water Pie Crust

Tamla Powers

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@tamladp

My Mom had a very, very old Hamilton Beach Mixer that came with a recipe book. In it was this pie crust recipe, I have tried the ice water crusts and found they aren't as easy to work with and don't come out as flaky.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
flour
1/2 c
shortening
1 tsp
salt
1/4 c
boiling water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix together flour, shortening, salt with a fork, or pastry blender until mixture resembles the size of small peas
2
Bring water to a boil and add to mixture. Stir to incorporate.
3
Turn out onto lightly floured surface and roll into a 12" circle.
4
Roll dough onto rolling pin and then roll out onto pie plate. Bake as directed.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy