Master All-Butter Pie Dough

108

PREP TIME

20 min

TOTAL TIME

2 hrs 50 min

Makes

1 double-crust pie

* PLUS 2 hrs resting and chilling time
Master All-Butter Pie Dough

Produced by Sun Ngo; Photography by Christie Vuong; Food Styling by Sage Dakota; Prop Styling by Madeleine Johari; Recipe by Jennifer Pallian

A kitchen scale is vital for this recipe—a slight difference in flour volume can throw off the ratio.—Jennifer Pallian


Ingredients

  • 384 g all-purpose flour
  • 1 1⁄2 tsp kosher salt
  • 256 g cold (not frozen) unsalted butter , cut in 1-in. pieces
  • 128 g ice water

There’s a lot of science-y push and pull when it comes to baking pie pastry, but don’t bang your head on the wall just yet. Here are five tried and tested tips for nailing the perfect all-butter pie crust.