Pastry Shell Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
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 Sugar2 Tablespoon
 Unsalted butter1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1 Pinch
 Flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Water6 Tablespoon, cold (As Required)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2639 Calories from Fat 1624

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 185 g284.5%

Saturated Fat 116 g579.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 483.8 mg161.3%

Sodium 285.6 mg11.9%

Total Carbohydrates 221 g73.6%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27%

Sugars 30.8 g

Protein 28 g55.5%

Vitamin A 112.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 9.2% Iron 64.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Mix sugar, butter, salt, and flour until homogenous.
Add cold water gradually, enough to bind.
Do not overwork dough while adding water or it may become rubbery.
Roll out pastry; line 2 pie tins or 6 tart pans.
Blanch (prebake) shells at 450° until firm, but not browned.