Plain Pastry for two 8" Pie Crust

Lyn Starr Recipe

By Lyn Starr lynstarr

I worked as a sue chef when I was 15 yrs. at The Top Notch Cafe in vista, California. The owner had THE best pie crust ever! I do believe she is gone now, so am sure it is alright to share the recipe!


Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves:
8" Double Crust Pie
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
all purpose flour, sifted
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
shortening (crisco)
4-5 Tbsp
ice cold water

Directions

1
Pre-heat oven to 450 for 10 minutes
2
Combine flour and salt. Cut in shortening until size of large peas. Add ice cold water gradually. Mix 'til dough holds together.
3
Roll out on lightly floured board to 1/8" thick.
4
For pie shell remember to prick crust (a lot!)
5
REMEMBER: to make design on top crust.