28th November 2019


How do you make flaky pie crust?

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in water, a tablespoon at a time, until mixture forms a ball.
  2. Roll dough out to fit a 9 inch pie plate. Place crust in pie plate. Press the dough evenly into the bottom and sides of the pie plate.

Also, how do you make a good pie crust?

The BEST tender, flakey and buttery pie crust. Add flour, salt to a large mixing bowl. Add chilled shortening and butter and use a pastry blender or fork to cut them into the flour until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add a tablespoon of water at a time until the dough begins to clump together--don't over mix.

How do you make a simple dough?

  1. Combine flour, yeast and sugar in a large bowl. Stir in salt.
  2. Use a wooden spoon to stir the mixture until well combined, then use your hands to bring the dough together in the bowl.
  3. Brush a large bowl with olive oil to grease.
  4. Punch down the centre of the dough with your fist.

Why do you put vinegar in a pie crust?

Secret ingredient: Use a dash of apple cider vinegar in your pie dough. Add 1 teaspoon to your current favorite recipe at the time in which you're adding your ice water. Vinegar helps prevent the formation of gluten which makes for a tough crust.
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