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Foil Tart Shells

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour/Unbleached flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening/1/3 cup lard 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (plus 1 tablespoon)
  Cold water 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Mix flour and salt in bowl.
Cut in shortening thoroughly with pastry blender.
Sprinkle in water, 1 tablespoon at a time, mixing with fork until all flour is moistened and pastry almost cleans side of bowl (1 to 2 teaspoons water can be added if necessary).
Gather pastry into ball; divide into 6 equal parts.
Place each part on 5-inch square of heavy-duty aluminum foil; roll each into circle, about 5 inches in diameter.
Trim edges of foil and pastry to make neat circle.
Shape foil and pastry together into tart by turning up 1 1/2-inch edges; flute.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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