Rice Flour Pastry

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Derf2440

Good but delicate and is gluten free.

Top Review by rachelcreative

Great tasting sweet pastry without the wheat. I added a pinch or two of xanthan gum so it wouldn't be crumbly but hold together. Fed tarts using this pastry to my family and no-one could tell it was wheat free pastry. Thanks for the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. From the rice flour box: "rice flour pastry is very delicate and may break in handling, however it does repair readily and there is no worry of toughening the pastry from overhandling; Some cracks may appear in baked product".
  2. Combine rice flour, sugar, salt and baking powder.
  3. Cut in shortening until mixture is crumbly.
  4. Combine water and vanilla.
  5. Stir into flour mixture just until moistened.
  6. With floured hands, press into 9 inch pie plate.
  7. OR form dough into ball and roll between two sheets of waxed paper to about 1/8 inch thickness.
  8. Remove top paper.
  9. Turn into pie plate.
  10. Remove remaining paper.
  11. Carefully fit into pie plate.
  12. Flute edges.
  13. For filled pies, bake crust at 375°F for 5 minutes.
  14. Then fill and bake pie according to recipe.
  15. For baked pie shell, line with aluminum foil and sprinkle with dried beans, bake at 425°F for 12 minutes.
  16. Remove foil and beans.
  17. Bake 5 minutes longer or until lightly browned.

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