1/1 Photo of Aida's Single Pie Crust
Chef by Chance's Note:
I saw this on an episode of Ask Aida. Makes 1 crust for a 9" or 10" pie. She suggests keeping the shortening in the freezer which will make the crust flakier. I found this dough to be easy to roll and indeed very flaky. I used the cooking time for the resting time.
My Private Note
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- 1In a large bowl mix together the flour, sugar, and salt.
- 2Cut in the butter until there are large crumbles.
- 3Cut in the shortening until incorporated. The crumbles do not have to be uniform in size.
- 4Add the ice water by tablespoon just until the dough can be shaped into a ball.
- 5Form the dough into a disk, wrap in plastic wrap and let in rest in the refrigerator.
- 6Roll to the desired size on a floured surface, place in pie plate, and pierce the bottom with fork tines.
- 7While preheating the oven, put a cookie sheet in the oven. Place the pie plate on this hot surface while baking to ensure a flaky bottom crust.
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Nutritional Facts for Aida's Single Pie Crust
Serving Size: 1 (471 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 1892.6
- Calories from Fat 1102
- Total Fat 122.5 g
- Saturated Fat 56.9 g
- Cholesterol 183.1 mg
- Sodium 2360.0 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 175.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 5.9 g
- Sugars 9.0 g
- Protein 23.3 g