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Kitchen Dictionary: cut in

To mix a solid, cold fat (butter or shortening) into dry ingredients (typically a flour mixture). Butter is "cut in" when the mixture is crumbly and looks like coarse meal. This can be done with a pastry blender, two knives, a fork, your fingers (must be cool so fat does not melt) or a food processor (metal blade, but don't over-work work into a paste). If using knives, hold blades closely together and move back and forth in opposite directions in a cutting action.

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Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 0
Calories from Fat (%)
Total Fat 0.0g %
Saturated Fat 0.0g %
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg %
Sodium 0mg %
Potassium 0mg %
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g %
Dietary Fiber 0.0g %
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 0.0g %

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