Canadian Living Butter Pastry

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READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Whisk together flour and sugar.
  • Cut in butter using pastry blender or 2 knives to fine crumbs, leave a few pea size pieces.
  • Mix egg yolk and water together and drizzle over flour mixture.
  • Toss together with fork until dough clumps.
  • Form dough into ball, and flatten.
  • Roll out on floured surface & place in pie/tart tin.
  • Chill dough 30 minutes.
  • You can blind bake at 400° for 15 - 20 minutes till edges start to turn golden, or fill and bake as directed by the pie recipe you are using.
  • If making in a food processor, put flour & sugar in processor bowl, pulse to mix.
  • Add cubed butter and pulse till you have fine crumbs.
  • Drizzle egg yolk & water mixture through feed tube while mixing.
  • When dough starts to form, remove from processor bowl, and proceed as above.
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