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mother's magic pie crust (sallye)

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
sallye bates
Austin, TX

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.

★★★★★ 2
serves yields 2 pie crusts
prep time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For mother's magic pie crust (sallye)

  • 3 c
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 lg
  • 1 tsp
  • cold water as needed

How To Make mother's magic pie crust (sallye)

  • 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.

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