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Hot Water Pastry

This Hot Water Pastry is an innovative and simple recipe that strikes you with its addictive taste. Trust me, the Hot Water Pastry is my secret behind the irresistible tart and pies I create at home. Try them!
Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 14 Teaspoon
  Boiling water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (plus 1 tbsp)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted
Directions

1. Sift and measure flour.
2. Add the baking powder, salt and sift together twice.
3. Chop the shortening in a separate bowl.
4. Add boiling water to shortening and stir until well mixed.
5. Add flour mixture and combine thoroughly.
6. Chill before rolling.
7. Roll dough and cut for tart shells or fit into pie plate.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1624 Calories from Fat 921

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 104 g160.5%

Saturated Fat 25.9 g129.5%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 6989.3 mg291.2%

Total Carbohydrates 160 g53.3%

Dietary Fiber 5.2 g20.8%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 19 g38.9%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 518.6% Iron 92.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Hot Water Pastry Recipe