Plain Pastry for two 8" Pie Crust

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Lyn Starr

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@lynstarr

I worked as a sue chef when I was 15 yrs. at The Top Notch Cafe in vista, California. The owner had THE best pie crust ever! I do believe she is gone now, so am sure it is alright to share the recipe!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8" Double Crust Pie
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

How to Make Plain Pastry for two 8" Pie Crust

Step-by-Step

  1. Pre-heat oven to 450 for 10 minutes
  2. Combine flour and salt. Cut in shortening until size of large peas. Add ice cold water gradually. Mix 'til dough holds together.
  3. Roll out on lightly floured board to 1/8" thick.
  4. For pie shell remember to prick crust (a lot!)
  5. REMEMBER: to make design on top crust.

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