Flaky Pie Crust (David Letterman's Mom)
How to Make Flaky Pie Crust (David Letterman's Mom)
- In a medium bowl, cut shortening into flour, sugar, and salt until the mix looks like cornmeal or small peas.
- In another bowl, slightly beat egg yolk and combine with milk and lemon juice. Add to flour mixture and mix by hand until it forms ball.
- Roll on well-floured pastry cloth with well-floured rolling pin. This pastry maintains its flaky qualities even after being rolled out a number of times.