Pastry With No Trans Fat

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by CountryLady

Tested in the Canadian Living Test Kitchen til perfect!

Top Review by rasully

Quick and easy :D Thats how I like my pastry and this recipe is exactly that. I do tend to add a pinch of mustard powder if its for a savoury shell, or a little powdered sugar for a sweet recipe x

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Whisk flour with salt in a large bowl.
  2. Using pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until in coarse crumbs with a few larger pieces.
  3. Stirring briskly with a fork, drizzle ice waterover flour mixture until pastry holds together, sprinkling dry spots with more water, if necessary, 1 tbsp at a time.
  4. Divide pastry in half, pressing into discs.
  5. On generously floured surface, roll 1 disc out to a scant 1/4 inch thickness.
  6. Roll around rolling pin; unroll over 9 inch pie plate, gently pressing dough to fit.
  7. Trim, leaving 3/4 inch overhang.
  8. Roll out remaining pastry for top to a scant 1/4 inch thickness& transfer to a rimless baking sheet.
  9. Refrigerate pie shell& pastry top until firm, about an hour.
  10. Use for your favourite summer fruit pie.

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