Half and half pastry

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

1 h 10 min

Makes

1 9-in. crust (8 servings)

Half and half pastry

Photo, Roberto Caruso.

Try this crust variation. It's easier than you might think -- no machines required!


Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup cold unsalted butter , cube
  • 1/4 cup cold lard
  • 3 to 6 tbsp ice-cold water

Instructions

  • STIR flour with sugar and salt in a large bowl until combined. Add butter and lard. 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 1 hour.

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 181,
  • Protein
  • 2 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 14 g,
  • Fat
  • 13 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 145 mg.
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