A Boke of Gode Cookery Presents

Basic Pastry

PERIOD: Modern | SOURCE: Contemporary Recipe | CLASS: Not Authentic

DESCRIPTION: Recipe for basic pie pastry

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup water
Mix flour and salt. Cut in shortening. Add water, a spoonful at a time. Knead until pastry forms a ball and leaves sides of bowl.

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