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Flaky Pastry

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Ingredients
  Vegetable shortening 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), softened
  All-purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Whole wheat flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ice water 2 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1) Blend the shortening and butter.
2) Sift the flours and salt together.
3) Cut in the shortening mix into the flour mix.
4) Add ice water till the mix can be formed into a ball.
5) Divide the dough into 4 portions and wrap in wax paper.
6) Chill for 1 hour before rolling into crusts.

SERVING
7) Bake and use as a base for pies.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes

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