There 's no surprise in this simple, no-fail pastry recipe. There 's pastry flour and boiling water in this wonderfully flaky pie crust. It 's perfect for your favorite pie filling.
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1 cup shortening
- 1/2 cup boiling water
- 1 pinch salt
- 2 cups cake flour
Place shortening in a heat-proof bowl. Pour in boiling water and whip mixture until creamy.
Mix together salt and flour in a separate bowl. Add flour mixture to shortening mixture. Stir until pastry stops sticking to sides of bowl. Refrigerate pastry before rolling out.