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Flaky Pastry

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If you wish to cook up a great meal, this Flaky Pastry has to be a part of it! A truly awesome combination anyone would love to savor. Also, this Flaky Pastry can be cooked in no time; a good reason to try it out!
  Sifted flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Shortening 7⁄10 Cup (11.2 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄10 Cup (1.6 tbs)

Mix together flour and salt.
Cut in shortening with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture looks like coarse cornmeal.
Remove 1/4cup of this mixture.
Mix well with the milk and stir into the flour shortening mixture until a dough is formed.
Press into a ball and flatten slightly.
Roll half the dough between 2 pieces of waxed paper as shown for Salad Oil Pastry.
Proceed according to directions for either pie shells or a double crust pie.
Makes two 8 or 9-inch shells or one double crust pie.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2135 Calories from Fat 1237

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 140 g215.4%

Saturated Fat 35.1 g175.3%

Trans Fat 18 g

Cholesterol 2.8 mg0.9%

Sodium 1959.7 mg81.7%

Total Carbohydrates 192 g64.1%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27%

Sugars 2.2 g

Protein 27 g53.5%

Vitamin A 0.6% Vitamin C

Calcium 7.2% Iron 65.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Flaky Pastry Recipe