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Pie Crust

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How to make pie crust truly flaky and tender!
  All purpose flour 12 1⁄2 Ounce (2 1/2 cups)
  Fine salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Unsalted butter 20 Tablespoon (2 1/2 sticks)
  Ice cold water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (as needed)

1. Cut butter into small pieces and set aside.

2. In food processor, add flour, and salt. Pulse to combine.
3. Drop butter and pulse for about 10 times. Do not over pulse.
4. Into a large mixing bowl, transfer the flour mixture. Pour about ½ a cup of ice cold water and mix to evenly distribute. Clump dough and see if it crumbly or holds together. If you dough is crumbly then add more water, about 1 tablespoon at a time and mix well.
5. On counter top, transfer the dough and bring it together. Wrap it with plastic and pop it in refrigerator for a couple of hours or at least 1 hour.
6. After an hour or when the dough is completely chilled, place it on floured surface and roll it out into a big circle to cover tart pan.
7. In pie pan, place the rolled dough and press.

8. Fill crust with your favorite filling, bake and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

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Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 860 Calories from Fat 542

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g94.9%

Saturated Fat 38.7 g193.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 161.3 mg53.8%

Sodium 132.9 mg5.5%

Total Carbohydrates 68 g22.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.6%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 10 g19.6%

Vitamin A 37.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 3.3% Iron 22.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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