Pastry for Single Crust

Category : General

Yield: 1 9" shell

Ingredients (Help):
1 1/2 c Flour
1/2 ts Salt
1/2 c Shortening
4 tb Water

Sift flour and salt into a bowl. Using a pastry blender, fork, or 2 knives,
cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. Sprinkle 1
tablespoon of water at time over surface of mixture; toss lightly with a
fork after each addition. Use only enough water to hold dough together.
Press dough firmly into a ball. On floured board, roll out dough to 1/8
inch thickness. Fit into a 9-inch pie plate; do not stretch. Trim dough 1
inch larger than plate; turn dough under and flute. Makes one 9-inch pie

Reprinted with permission from: The Electric Kitchen & Hawaiian Electric
Company, Inc.


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