All-shortening pastry

Prep 10 min
Total 40 min
Makes 1 9-in. crust, for 8 servings

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1 1/4 cups
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
granulated sugar
1/2 tsp
1/2 cup
cold shortening
5 to 6 tbsp
ice-cold water


  • STIR flour with sugar and salt in a large bowl until combined. Add shortening. Using your fingertips, work mixture until finely crumbled. Stir in ice water just until pastry can easily be formed into a ball. Add more ice water, 1 tbsp at a time, if needed. Dough should not be sticky. Form into a disc. Wrap with plastic and chill in refrigerator for 30 min.



Calories 186, Protein 2 g, Carbohydrates 14 g, Fat 13 g, Fibre 1 g, Sodium 144 mg.

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