Hot Water Pastry for Sweet and Savoury Pies.

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Oct. 24, 2012

The classic easy hot water pastry dough that can be formed into stand up meat pies, or rolled for pie plates.


Butter 150 Gram
Water 160 Milliliter
All purpose flour 375 Gram
Sea salt 1/2 Teaspoon



1. Place a saucepan on high heat, and pour water in it.

2. Drop butter , and stir until it melts. When the mixture starts to boil, remove pan from heat.

3. Add salt and flour in saucepan. Mix to combine.

4. Sprinkle flour on your work surface, and turn out the dough. Knead until smooth.

5. With saran wrap cover the dough, and allow it to rest for 5 minutes.

6. Roll dough into pie shells while still warm.


7. Fill pie shells with your favorite filling, bake and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 610Calories from Fat 275

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.7%

Saturated Fat 19 g95%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 198 mg8.25%

Total Carbohydrates 72 g24%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%


Protein 10 g20%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet