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Flaky Pastry Recipe
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Shortening||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs) (at room temperature)|
|Ice water||4 Tablespoon|
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
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.