Vodka Pie Dough Recipe

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Vodka Pie Dough

Marcia Wickham

By
@itsakeeper

from an acquaintance at Gunderburger after going to Gays Mills
I didn't use the food processor like it calls in the 1st 3 steps. Just used my pastry cutter. Bake according to pie directions.


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Rating:

Serves:

makes 1 double crust pie

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
flour
1 Tbsp
salt
2 Tbsp
sugar
12 Tbsp
butter
1/2 c
cold vegetable shortening cut into 4 pieces
1/4 c
vodka
1/4 c
cold water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Put 1 1/2 cups flour, salt and sugar in food processor until combined, about 2 one-second pulses. Add butter and shortening and process until homogenous dough just starts to collect uneven clumps, about 12 - 15 seconds. (dough will resemble cottage cheese curds.)
2
Scrape bowl with rubber spatula and redistribute dough evenly around blade.
3
Add remaining one cup flour and pulse until mixture is evenly distributed around bowl and mass of dough has been broken up. 4 to 6 quick pulses.
4
Empty mixture into medium bowl.
5
Combine vodka and water. Sprinkle over mixture
6
With rubber spatula or wooden spoon, use folding motion to mix, pressing down on dough until it is slightly tacky and sticks together.
7
Divide dough into two even balls, wrap in plastic wrap and flatten each into 4 in disk. Refrigerate at least 45 minutes or up to 2 days. Freezes very well.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
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