A butter shortening pie crust is the happy medium between an all butter pie crust and an all shortening crust. I made 2 pie crusts just like the recipe calls for and i used the top portion of the crust and sliced it in long peice.
I really liked how easy and non tiring to make.
Pie crust recipe with shortening. Photo by chelsea kyle, prop styling by anna surbatovich. I made the crust for a apple pie recipe. Fill to the top crust's lip with pie weights, dry beans, or sugar.
In fact, i have this frozen pie crust recipe in my freezer right now. Combine the flour and salt in a medium bowl. How much pie crust does this recipe yield?
A pie dough made with shortening (or shortening and butter combined) would be perfect for a stunning decorative pie crust like this one. Butter in this recipe is what gives your. Check out a few tips to keep this crust flaky and delicious!
This butter and shortening pie crust recipe yields 2 crusts. Stir flour and salt in large bowl until blended. The butter/shortening crust (1) was just as flaky and tender in my opinion and (2) tasted buttery and like pie crust (think:
By hand, cut in the shortening using a pastry cutter (or two knives) until you achieve the same results. In a medium bowl, mix together the flour and salt. Add the flour, sugar and salt to the bowl of a food processor fitted with a metal blade.
Sprinkle in the water and mix with a fork, adding just enough until the mixture. Drizzle the water, and continue to pulse (or mix) until a dough forms. It may just be a personal preference, but you really can’t beat butter.
It has the flakiness of shortening and the flavor of butter, making it a perfect pie crust. To have the right amount for the shells. Here is your introduction to different types of pie crust, plus a few recipes to get you started.
We definitely preferred butter, but you can substitute the same amount of shortening or lard—or some of each—for butter here. Pie crust can be made with a variety of fats, from our favorite, shortening, to the classic lard. Butter and shortening are also a great combination, and we love using vegetable oil for an extra easy, vegan crust.
I don’t mind using a little white flour for this recipe) 1/4 teaspoon sea salt. It just makes life easier. Use it for one pie with a topper, or make two.
Cut shortening into flour mixture using pastry blender or fork until shortening pieces are the size of peas. Follow along for our test kitchen’s standard crust recipe. I actually recommend you make the pie crust on a different day than you make the pie.
If your recipe only calls for 1 pie crust (like my maple pumpkin pie recipe), you can refrigerate. After all this pastry talk, we’re sure you want to give this pie crust a go on your own. With many pie crust recipes calling for shortening, we prefer an all butter crust.
Gradually add just enough water, 1 tablespoon at a time, stirring with fork just until dough holds together and. The best pie crust recipe.