Vodka Pie Dough

Vodka Pie Dough Recipe

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Marcia Wickham

By
@itsakeeper

from an acquaintance at Gunderburger after going to Gays Mills
I didn't use the food processor like it calls in the 1st 3 steps. Just used my pastry cutter. Bake according to pie directions.

Rating:
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Serves:
makes 1 double crust pie
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
flour
1 Tbsp
salt
2 Tbsp
sugar
12 Tbsp
butter
1/2 c
cold vegetable shortening cut into 4 pieces
1/4 c
vodka
1/4 c
cold water

How to Make Vodka Pie Dough

Step-by-Step

  • 1Put 1 1/2 cups flour, salt and sugar in food processor until combined, about 2 one-second pulses. Add butter and shortening and process until homogenous dough just starts to collect uneven clumps, about 12 - 15 seconds. (dough will resemble cottage cheese curds.)
  • 2Scrape bowl with rubber spatula and redistribute dough evenly around blade.
  • 3Add remaining one cup flour and pulse until mixture is evenly distributed around bowl and mass of dough has been broken up. 4 to 6 quick pulses.
  • 4Empty mixture into medium bowl.
  • 5Combine vodka and water. Sprinkle over mixture
  • 6With rubber spatula or wooden spoon, use folding motion to mix, pressing down on dough until it is slightly tacky and sticks together.
  • 7Divide dough into two even balls, wrap in plastic wrap and flatten each into 4 in disk. Refrigerate at least 45 minutes or up to 2 days. Freezes very well.

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About Vodka Pie Dough

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #never-fail