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Hot Water Pastry

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Ingredients
  Cake flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg yolk 1
  Lard 6 Tablespoon (1/4 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Sift flour and salt into bowl; make well in center.
Drop in egg yolk; cover with some of flour.
Put lard and water into small pan; heat slowly until lard melts.
Increase heat; bring to boiling point.
Pour all liquid into flour; mix vigorously with wooden spoon until pastry is cool enough to handle.
Use hand to knead until dough is smooth.
Let rest in warm place 20 to 30 minutes; use warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Interest: 
Everyday

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