Flaky Pastry Recipe




 All purpose flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Shortening2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs) (at room temperature)
 Ice water4 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2118 Calories from Fat 1228

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 139 g214%

Saturated Fat 34.5 g172.6%

Trans Fat 18 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1950.2 mg81.3%

Total Carbohydrates 191 g63.6%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 26 g51.6%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 4.2% Iron 65.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine flour and salt in a bowl.
Add shortening and cut in with pastry blender until crumbly in texture.
Sprinkle water on mixture and stir with a fork to form a ball.
Divide pastry in half and wrap each half in plastic wrap.
Chill several minutes before rolling out.
When ready to shape, roll each pastry on a floured surface to 1/8 inch thick.
Place in 9-inch glass pie plate.
Prick sides and bottom evenly with a fork.
Microwave at HIGH 5 to 7 minutes or until dry-looking and not doughy.
Cool before filling.