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One Crust Standard Pie Crust Recipe
|All purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Vegetable shortening||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), divided in 3 pieces (Room Temperature)|
|Butter/Margarine||1 Tablespoon, frozen|
|Cold water||3 Tablespoon|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1016 Calories from Fat 570
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 65 g99.4%
Saturated Fat 20.7 g103.5%
Trans Fat 6.7 g
Cholesterol 32.3 mg
Sodium 977 mg40.7%
Total Carbohydrates 95 g31.8%
Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.5%
Sugars 0.3 g
Protein 13 g26.1%
Vitamin A 7.5% Vitamin C
Calcium 2.5% Iron 32.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1) Keep the oven ready
2) In a food processor bowl fitted with a knife blade, process the flour, fat and salt for about 15 seconds until the mixture appears like crumbs.
3) Continue to process, add water through the lid and process for 20-30 seconds until the dough forms a ball.
4) Shape the dough with hands, if required and refrigerate for 1/2 an hour.
5) Roll out the dough for a pie and prick all over with a fork.
6) Bake in the preheated oven at 450°F for about 9-12 minutes, until golden brown.
7) Use as required.