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Making a Great Tasting Pie Crust Easily

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Making a Great Tasting Pie Crust Easily

If you want to make a delicious pie crust but think it is to difficult, I have news for you. Making a great tasting pie crust easily is something we all can do. So follow this recipe and you will be amazed. So lets just jump right into it.

homemade pie crust

Ingredients

Let’s start with the ingredients. You will only need six of them and there is a good chance you have them in your kitchen already. So here they are.

  • 2 1/2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Tbsp Granulate Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 Cup Butter, cold, cubed
  • 2 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1/2 Cup Ice Water

Yes that is all you need to get started. So now let’s get to the heart of the matter of our crust. Putting it all together.

Directions

So making a great tasting pie crust easily is our goal. If you follow these steps, you will definitely have a sense of pride when you are finished. Here we go.

  1. In large bowl mix flour, sugar, and salt together. Cut in the butter until you have a grainy mixture, almost like course sand.
  2. Add vinegar and ice water. Stir with a wooden spoon until the mixture becomes to firm to stir. At that point, knead the dough until it will stay together. You don’t want it to sticky, but if it is dry and crumbly, add tbsp of water until it will form a ball.
  3. Split the dough into 2 parts. Roll each half until they are flat, then cover with plastic wrap and chill for at least one hour.
  4. Lightly flour your counter area and roll out each half to approximately 12 inches round and 1/4 inch thick.
  5. Place the first piece in a 9 inch pie pan, trim the edges leaving about an inch overhanging.
  6. Crimp the edges with either you fingers or a fork.

Now that is all you have to do in order to make a fantastic tasting pie crust. But since we are here we will take it to the final steps to make a covered pie. So follow these last few steps and you will have a homemade pie

Pie Filling

For the pie filling you have a couple choices to make. Do you want to also make that yourself or used an already prepared filling? If you would like to make your own filling, Allrecipes.com has a great recipe for apple pie filing. Of course if you prefer a different pie, just use your favorite recipe.

Making a Great Tasting Pie Crust Easily

On the other hand, if you prefer the easy way to do it, you can purchase your favorite pie filling. Then you just have to open it, and presto you are ready for the last part of the process.

Let’s Finish Our Pie

  1. Add your pie filling to your crust and spread evenly throughout the pan.
  2. Cover the topping with the second piece of dough. Crimp the top and bottom together using either your fingers or a fork. Then poke a few holes in the top crust with a fork for ventilation.
  3. Bake pie according to whichever recipe you are making.

Generally the temperature to bake a fruit pie is between 350 degrees and 450 degrees. And the bake time is somewhere between 45 minutes to 1 hour. Here are a few good baking tips for fruit pies again on Allrecipes.com.

There You Go

Like I said, making a great tasting pie crust easily is something that any of us can do. And given that the holiday season is upon us, what a great way to get prepared. I for one love to bake, and this is the perfect crust for a few of my pies. I hope you enjoy, and until next time, take care.

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Great tasting Pie Crust

Here is a simple to make pie crust.

  • 2 1/2 c. All purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp Granulate sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 c. Butter (cubed, cold)
  • 2 tsp Apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 c. Ice water
  1. In large bowl mix flour, sugar, and salt together. Cut in the butter until you have a grainy mixture, almost like course sand.
  2. Add vinegar and ice water. Stir with a wooden spoon until the mixture becomes to firm to stir. At that point, knead the dough until it will stay together. You don’t want it to sticky, but if it is dry and crumbly, add tbsp of water until it will form a ball.
  3. Split the dough into 2 parts. Roll each half until they are flat, then cover with plastic wrap and chill for at least one hour.
  4. Lightly flour your counter area and roll out each half to approximately 12 inches round and 1/4 inch thick.
  5. Place the first piece in a 9 inch pie pan, trim the edges leaving about an inch overhanging.
  6. Crimp the edges with either you fingers or a fork.
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