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Pastry Crust

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Grandma's cookbook is one of the best places to find a delicious recipe, this Pastry Crust is right out from there. This is an all time classic recipe to make your favorite sweet or savory pies. There is no bigger sin than reading this recipe of Pastry Crust and not trying it out.
  Flour 125 Milliliter (1 Cup)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Butter 60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
  Egg yolk 1
  Lemon juice 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Cold water 1 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Milk 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon, For Glaze)

1 Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C)

2 In a bowl, place flour and salt.
3 Add in the butter.
4 Gently mix with the fingertips only, to a bread crumb consistency.
5 Mix in egg yolk and lemon juice.
6 Using a knife, cut in 1 tbsp (15 ml) water, adding a little more if necessary to form a stiff dough.
7 Turn out onto a floured board and knead gently into a smooth ball.
8 If using to make a pie, roll out to size of pie plate.
9 Carefully line pie plate with crust.
10 Prick base with a fork.
11 Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.

12 Use as desired, to make your favorite pies.

Recipe Summary

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Cook Time: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1035 Calories from Fat 532

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 60 g92.8%

Saturated Fat 34.8 g174.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 530.1 mg176.7%

Sodium 360.8 mg15%

Total Carbohydrates 100 g33.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.7%

Sugars 3.6 g

Protein 24 g47.2%

Vitamin A 40.2% Vitamin C 11.5%

Calcium 13.1% Iron 39.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pastry Crust Recipe