How to Make Pastry Crust

Make easy pastry crust with this fantastic guide to help you with your needs for any type of pie you want!

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How to Make Pastry Crust Recipe
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Measure flour and salt into bowl. (Reserve 1 cup of flour for rolling)

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Flour being added to bowl.

Flour being added to bowl.

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3

Cut in shortening with pastry blender.

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Pastry blender

Pastry blender

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Gather the dough into a ball, shape into flattened round on lightly floured surface.

Gather the dough into a ball, shape into flattened round on lightly floured surface.

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Cut dough in half for crust

Cut dough in half for crust

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Place dough parts onto a silpat and into a freezer for 5 mins.

Place dough parts onto a silpat and into a freezer for 5 mins.

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After the freezer, flour the rolling ion and roll at least two inches larger than the inverted pie pan.

After the freezer, flour the rolling ion and roll at least two inches larger than the inverted pie pan.

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Place rolled out dough on the bottom of the inverted pie pan.

Place rolled out dough on the bottom of the inverted pie pan.

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Place other rolled out dough pieces on top of pie when done filling. If your only making the crust, to not top dough until finished filling ingredients.

Place other rolled out dough pieces on top of pie when done filling. If your only making the crust, to not top dough until finished filling ingredients.

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Trim edges of dough to be even with the bottom crust.

Trim edges of dough to be even with the bottom crust.

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Label and cover with aluminum foil to keep fresh. Make sure the center of foil is removed before baking to prevent the fluted edges from burning.

Label and cover with aluminum foil to keep fresh. Make sure the center of foil is removed before baking to prevent the fluted edges from burning.

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Ingredients

2 Cups Flour 
1 Teaspoon Salt 
Cups Shortening 
2 Tablespoons Shortening 
4 Tablespoons Cold water 
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