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Pie Dough

How to make a standard pie crust for your home-canned pie fillings

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Pie Filling
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Yield 2 crusts
Calories 143 kcal

Ingredients

  • 300 g flour ( 2 cups / 10 oz)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (or salt sub)
  • 150 g shortening (butter or low-fat margarine. 2/3 cup / 6 oz)
  • 200 ml water (cold. About 200 ml / 6 oz / 2/3 cup)
Metric - US Customary

Instructions

  1. Mix flour and salt.
  2. Cut in the fat until the mixture is the texture of coarse sand.
  3. Add just enough water to bind it all.
  4. Separate into two balls, chill a bit if time permits and if desired, roll out as required.