Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

An easy pastry crust. I can't remember where I got this, but I use it whenever I make eggnog cups and tarts. I use my kitchen-aid mixer with a bread hook for step 3.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 34 cups flour
  • 1 12 teaspoons salt
  • 1 12 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 12 cups butter, cut into small pieces
  • 12-34 cup ice water

Directions

  1. Mix flour, salt, and sugar together.
  2. Add butter and cut in with a pastry cutter or two knives.
  3. Slowly add between 1/2 cup up to 3/4 cup water while mixing together, until the dough holds together.
  4. Put dough on work surface and shape into a square.
  5. Divide the dough in 1/2 and wrap each in plastic wrap.
  6. Chill at least one hour before using.