Pastry for single-crust pie, baked or unbaked, too double crust pie instructions:
Since I’ve been making a lot of pies (pie crusts), I idea it would live easier to set all pie crust tutorials inward ane place. The recipes are at the bottom but scroll through for tips on making a unmarried unbaked crust, a unmarried baked crust, a lattice move yesteryear double crust, too a elementary double crust pastry. Most of all – accept fun!
You’ll postulate flour, salt, H2O ice water, a small-scale amount of white vinegar,
shortening, a rolling pin, pastry cutter too mensuration spoons.
Blend the flour too tabular array salt together. Add shortening.
Using a pastry blender, cutting inward shortening until pieces are the size of small-scale peas.
This is a dishwasher rubber pastry blender.
You tin honor them at whatever Target or WalMart inward the kitchen section.
Add the H2O / vinegar mixture all at once.
Once it forms a ball, house it inward the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
Place the dough ball on a lightly floured surface.
Roll out starting inward the middle until the dough is smoothen too a niggling larger than the pie plate.
Fold the dough inward one-half …
… too thence inward one-half again.
Place the dough inward the pie plate amongst the indicate inward the middle.
Gently too slow unfold the pastry.
Make certain it is centered. Do non stretch the dough if possible
Trim the excess to close 1 inch all the means around.
I usage kitchen pair of scissors to larn inward piece of cake too even.
Fold the excess nether too pinch to seal.
You tin crimp the edges yesteryear pinching the dough.
I accept about form of double pinch method that seems to work.
This crust is right away gear upwardly to fill upwardly if the recipe calls for a unmarried unbaked pie crust.
If the pie recipe calls for a baked crust, prick the bottom too sides amongst a fork to foreclose bubbling up.
Bake the crust inward a preheated 450 score oven for 10 to 12 minutes.
Double Crust – Lattice Top
For a double crust pie amongst a lattice top, lucifer the bottom crust equally noted above, but produce non crimp the edges until the move yesteryear crust is inward place. Roll out the move yesteryear one-half of the dough too using a ruler or guide edge, cutting the dough inward strips at whatever width yous prefer. No rules but brand them somewhat uniform inward size.
Start yesteryear taking the middle strips too house them across the move yesteryear of the pie.
Weave the strips together starting amongst alone a few.
Add strips ane at a fourth dimension weaving equally yous go.
Fold dorsum the strips that volition live on top. Then plication them over the strip yous added.
Keep going until yous accomplish the sides. Trim the edges too plication them under.
Wet your fingers amongst left over vinegar H2O when folding the edges under. This volition assistance them seal together.
Crimp the edges equally desired.
Double Crust – Simple Top
Roll the move yesteryear dough out inward a circle large plenty to embrace pie. Cut a vent inward the middle for steam. Fold the crust inward one-half too thence inward one-half again. Place the move yesteryear crust over the filling too unfold. Trim the edges to close inch beyond the side, plication the move yesteryear crust nether the bottom crust border too seal. You tin usage vinegar H2O on your fingers to assistance seal the 2 together. This is specially of import when at that topographic point volition live syrup bubbling from the fruit filling. This helps move on the juice within the pie. You tin cutting designs to house on move yesteryear or usage cookie cutters. Brush a niggling milk on the crust too sprinkle amongst sugar.
The milk helps the crust brownish nicely.
Pastry for Single Pie Crust
or 1/2 shortening too 1/2 unsalted mutual frigidity butter
ice mutual frigidity water
- Mix vinegar inward a small-scale bowl of H2O ice water.
- In a medium mixing bowl, stir together flour too salt. Cut inward shortening till pieces are the size of small-scale peas.
- Sprinkle the H2O /vinegar mixture on the flour too shortening; gently toss amongst a fork.
- Tricia's Tip: add together the H2O all at in ane trial too usage the to the lowest degree amount of stirring possible to larn all the flour mixture moistened. Don't overwork the dough - stir amongst a fork but until it forms a ball. Wrap the dough inward plastic twine too refrigerate for xxx minutes.
- On a lightly floured surface flatten dough amongst hands. Roll dough from pump to edge, forming a circle close 12 inches inward diameter (or 1 inch or to a greater extent than larger than your pie plate inverted for mensuration purposes.)
- Fold the dough inward one-half too thence inward one-half in ane trial again thence it is 1/4 of the master copy circle. Unfold onto a 9-inch pie plate. Ease pastry into pie plate, existence careful non to stretch pastry. Trim to 1 inch beyond border of pie plate; plication nether extra pastry. Make a fluted, rope-shaped, or scalloped edge. Bake equally directed inward private recipe.
Pastry for Double Crust Pies
shortening or lard
or usage 1/2 shortening too 1/2 unsalted mutual frigidity butter
vinegar mixed inward amongst the H2O ice water
- Stir together flour too salt. Cut inward shortening until pieces are the size of small-scale peas.
- Sprinkle amongst H2O too comprise until soft dough forms. Divide inward one-half too twine each disc inward plastic wrap. Refrigerate for xxx minutes. Roll out on floured surface.
- Fit into pie plate, reduce edges, fill upwardly amongst fruit too lucifer move yesteryear crust. Fold extra pastry nether bottom crust; flute edge. Bake!
Please allow me remove heed from yous if yous accept questions or comments. Thanks for stopping by! Tricia