How To Make Short Dough Or Pie Dough

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Oct. 19, 2016

You can make a delicious pie crust by using this short dough recipe. This is one of my favorite recipes that I learned while in culinary school. it wasn't until I used this recipe that I could make pie crust.


Flour 250 Gram
Salt 5 Gram
Butter 125 Gram
Egg yolk 1
Water 50 Milliliter



Sift together flour and salt on working counter.

Make a well in it and place butter as shown in the video.

Add egg, water and mix gently using hands.

Fold in flour using scrapper until completely incorporated.

Wrap in cling wrap until making pie.



Make pie or quiche as desired and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 1854Calories from Fat 947

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 108 g166.2%

Saturated Fat 66 g330%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1963 mg81.79%

Total Carbohydrates 191 g63.7%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%


Protein 29 g58%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet