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Easy Homemade Flaky Pie Crust

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  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vegetable shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Ice water 2 Tablespoon

For recipe directions, please refer to the video

Recipe Summary

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Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Most people get really intimidated when it comes to making flaky pie pastry and prefer buying the frozen ready-made version from the supermarket. The thing that really makes pies special though is the perfect, buttery, flaky, melt-in-your-mouth, homemade pie crust. Making your own pastry is not that difficult, all it needs is a bit of practice and patience. Watch Angie prepare a simple basic flaky pie pastry which is great for all kinds of pies and tarts.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2797 Calories from Fat 1877

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 212 g326.7%

Saturated Fat 53.1 g265.7%

Trans Fat 27 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 1537.8 mg64.1%

Total Carbohydrates 191 g63.7%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27%

Sugars 1.1 g

Protein 32 g64.2%

Vitamin A 4.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 6.9% Iron 70.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Easy Homemade Flaky Pie Crust Recipe Video