First, flour, salt and shortening are blended together. Then water, vinegar and egg is worked in. The manageable dough is then rolled out between sheets of waxed paper.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 cups shortening
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar
- 5 1/2 tablespoons water
Whisk together the flour and salt. Blend in shortening until texture resembles coarse crumbs.
Mix together egg, vinegar, and water. Pour into flour mixture, and mix together.
Roll dough out between wax paper; no extra flour is needed to roll out dough if wax paper is used. Use as directed in recipe.