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Homemade French Pastry Pie Crust

Updated on April 6, 2013

Delicious Homemade French Pastry Pie Crust

Check out this amazing Homemade French Pastry Pie Crust. Every pie has a beginning as a tasty pie crust so why not use this Homemade French Pastry Pie Crust to make it even more delicious. If you are in need of a pastry pie crust for your holiday recipes this is a very versatile recipe you can use. Strawberry pie and pumpkin pie taste wonderful, the possibilities are unlimited with this homemade pastry pie crust.

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Homemade French Pastry Pie Crust
Homemade French Pastry Pie Crust

3 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

3 tablespoons white sugar

1 cup shortening

1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar

1 egg

5 tablespoons water


  1. 1. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, salt, and sugar. Mix well, and then cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  2. 2. In a small bowl, combine egg, vinegar, and 4 tablespoons of water. Whisk together, then add gradually to flour mixture, stirring with a fork. Mix until dough forms a ball. Add one more tablespoon of water if necessary.
  3. 3. Allow dough to rest in refrigerator 10 minutes before rolling out.
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Nutrition Facts

Calories: 100

Fat: 2g

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