This recipe yields a tender, flaky pie crust every time. Flour, shortening, hot water, cornstarch, vinegar, and milk will help you do the trick. The dry ingredients are stirred into the liquid ingredients and the dough is rolled between sheets of waxed pa
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 1 1/2 cups shortening
- 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 1/2 cup hot water
- 4 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
In a large bowl, combine shortening, vinegar, and milk. Pour in hot water and whip until mixture is smooth.
In a separate bowl, mix together flour, salt, and cornstarch. Add flour mixture to shortening mixture and stir just until dough comes together. Roll out dough between sheets of wax paper. If dough is difficult to work with, refrigerate before rolling.