Rich Flaky Pastry

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 427


1 cup vegetable shortening
3/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups flour, stirred and measured
1/4 cup water cold


Measure shortening into bowl (do not use butter or lard). Add salt and half of flour. Stir with spoon until ingredients cream together and mixture is smooth and satiny. Add water and remaining flour. Stir with spoon until mixture clings together in ball. Roll out as desired. Do not be afraid to handle. Makes 2 pastry shells or enough pastry for a double-crust pie.
Note: Recipe may be doubled or tripled.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 427
Calories from Fat: 293

This Rich Flaky Pastry recipe is from the Managing Your Meals Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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