Cut flour into crisco and salt add egg water and vinegar.
Chocolate covered strawberries ideas. When the pie crust is sufficiently chilled line the pie crust with aluminum foil. Add egg water and vinegar. Place crust in pie plate. Roll dough out to fit a 9 inch pie plate.
Place the flour salt and sugar in the bowl of a food processor fitted with a steel blade and pulse a few. If your pie recipe requires a pre baked pie shell such as banana cream pie french silk pie or a tart here is what to do. This is a basic white flaky pie crust made in the food processor. Transfer pastry to pie plate.
The secret to good crust is to have everything very cold and to handle it as little as possible. Cut crisco into flour and salt. Use frozen or almost frozen lard butter andor shortening as your fat and ice water and then chill the dough well before rolling. Fill with pie weights fill the crust to the top with pie weights dry beans rice or sugar.
Then use a pastry blender to cut cold butter into the flour. Roll out the chilled pie dough into a 12 inch circle carefully place the dough into a 9 inch pie dish. Roll out larger ball on a lightly floured surface to fit a 9 in. Add the filling of your choice and fry in hot oil.
Discover food networks delicious and easy to prepare pie crust recipes videos and ideas to use for all of your thanksgiving desserts. Curious if you can make pie crust ahead of. This recipe yields a light and flak. Prepare the pie crust through step 6.
Dice the butter and return it to the refrigerator while you prepare the flour mixture. For a double crust divide pastry in two portions so that one ball is slightly larger than the other. Mix well and roll out on floured surface. Work the butter into the dough until the bits are about pea sized.
Press the dough evenly into the bottom and sides of the pie plate. Always start with cold butter says taste of home executive culinary director sarah farmer.