Kitchenaid Pie Pastry

Recipe by Julesong
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 2
YIELD: 2 crusts
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sift flour and salt into bowl.
  • Cut shortening and butter into 4 to 5 pieces and drop into bowl.
  • Attach bowl and flat beater.
  • Turn to Stir Speed and cut shortening into flour until particles are size of small peas, about 30 seconds.
  • Add water, a tablespoon at a time, until all particles are moistened.
  • Use only enough water to make pastry form a ball.
  • Watch dough closely as over mixing will result in a tough crust.
  • Chill in refrigerator 15 minutes.
  • Roll to 1/8-inch thickness between pieces of waxed paper.
  • Fold pastry into quarters; ease into pie plate and unfold, pressing firmly against bottom and side.
  • Trim and crimp edges.
  • Fill and bake as desired.
  • For Baked Pastry Shell: Prick sides and bottom with fork.
  • Bake at 450F for 8 to 10 minutes until light brown.
  • Cool completely before filling.
  • HINT: I also chill the wax paper and rolling pin.
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