Flaky Pie Crust (4-6 crusts)

Flaky Pie Crust (4-6 Crusts) Recipe

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Pat Campbell


This recipe makes a very tender and flaky pie crust. I use this every Holiday that I am "nominated" to make pies. This makes 4-6 crusts, depending on how you plan to bake. Anyway, I find this recipe a time saver. I hope you do also.

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4-6 crusts
15 Min


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12 cups
sifted flour
6 cups
shortening or 5 cup lard
2 cup
ice water
6 tbs

How to Make Flaky Pie Crust (4-6 crusts)


  • 1Mix flour and lard to consistency of coarse meal by using pastry blender. Add ice water in which salt has been dissolved. Roll out, using as little flour as possible on the board.
  • 2If you wish to store pastry, omit water and place in container with tight lid. When ready to use, add 8 Tbs cold water for each crust with appropiate amount of salt.
  • 3Roll out crust as usual for appropiate number of crusts you desire. If storing, use about 1 1/2 cups of crumbs.

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Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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