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Water Beat Pastry

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Ingredients
  Shortening 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Except Butter, Margarine, Or Salad Oil, At Room Temperature)
  Boiling water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
Directions

1.Put shortening in medium bowl. Add water, milk. Tilt bowl; then beat with silver fork in rapid cross-the-bowl strokes until mixture is smooth and thick€”like whipped cream, and holds soft peaks when fork is lifted.
2. Sift flour, salt, onto shortening. Stir quickly, with round-the-bowl strokes, into dough that cleans bowl. Shape into smooth, flat round. Divide in half.
3.Roll on cloth-covered board or between squares of waxed paper, as in Stir-In Pastry.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Party

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