Always Flaky Pie Crust

Always Flaky Pie Crust

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Cynthia Guptill


My best friend, of 20 some odd years, shared the best pie crust recipe with me. It's a soft dough that will hold up even if you have to re-roll it several times. If it breaks, all you have to do is pat it back together, it always bakes up flaky and is never tough.


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How to Make Always Flaky Pie Crust


  1. Cut shortening into flour and salt. Don't worry, it's suppose to be a greasy flour glop. lol
  2. Add vinegar to water, beat egg into water mixture.
  3. Add water mixture to flour mixture a little bit at a time, mixing well between additions. It will seem like a gloppy mess but wait... ;)
  4. This dough can be worked right away, (just use plenty of flour on your board)but is best when covered with plastic wrap and chilled in the fridge for 10-15 min. Makes enough for 2, 10" one crust pies.

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Course/Dish: Pies
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