Flaky Pie Dough- single crust
My all-time favorite pie crust recipe.
- 1 1/4 cups unbleached all purpose flour
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 6 Tbsp unsalted butter chilled
- 1/4 cup vegetable shortening chilled
- 3 Tbsp water very cold
- 1 Tbsp White vinegar
In the bowl of a food processor fitted with blade attachment, place flour, salt and sugar. Pulse until combined, approx 30 seconds.
Add the chilled butter and shortening. Pulse for about 8-10 quick pulses until the mixture resembles cottage cheese. Fat pieces should be well coated in flour and approx pea sized.
Pour mixture into a medium mixing bowl and lightly sprinkle water and vinegar measurements over the top of the fat and flour mix. Using a rubber spatula, gently fold in liquids.
Need very briefly until mixture comes together. Cover in plastic and chill for at least one hour before using.