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Pastry Dough Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Eileen Maraia

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 Cups Flour
1 Sticks ( cups) Cold unsalted butter, cut into inch cubes
cup Cold Vegetable Shortening
tsp salt
4 - 6 tbsp ice cold water ( about ⅓ cup)

Directions:
Directions:
Blend together flour, butter, shortening and salt in a bowl or pastry blender (on pulse in a food processor) until mixture resembles coarse meal with some small pea-size butter lumps.
Drizzle the ice water evenly over and gently stir with a fork (or pulse in the food processor) until incorporated.
Gently squeeze a small handful. if it doesn't hold together, add more water, 1 tbsp at a time.
Gently knead the dough together and then form 2 balls. Flatten each into a disk. Wrap disks separately in plastic wrap and chill until firm, at least 1 hour.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 Crust Pie Dough
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 mins
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Dough can be chilled wrapped in plastic up to 1 day.

 

 

 

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