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Hot Water Pastry

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Ingredients
  Boiling water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Shortening/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pastry flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Add boiling water to the shortening, and beat with a fork until fluffy.
Add flour sifted and measured with salt, all at once, and continue stirring until mixture forms a large smooth ball that leaves the bowl clean.
This is a very tender pastry with a delicious texture.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Everyday

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1542 Calories from Fat 935

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 105 g162.1%

Saturated Fat 25.6 g128%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 976.1 mg40.7%

Total Carbohydrates 133 g44.3%

Dietary Fiber 17.3 g69.4%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 23 g46.2%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 11.9% Iron 0.44%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Hot Water Pastry Recipe