Best Ever Pie Crust
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Everyone loves pies! And today I am going to teach you a simple way to bake a crunchy and delicious pie crust so that your dessert is nothing less that perfection.
  • All Purpose Flour (maida), 3 cups
  • Caster Sugar, 6 tablespoons
  • Salt, ½ teaspoon
  • Chilled Butter, 1 cup (cubed)
  • Chilled Water, ½ cup
  1. In a bowl, mix together flour, caster sugar and salt.
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  3. Next, add in the chilled butter cubes. Make sure the butter is really chilled, this helps in getting a flaky crust. Now, start rubbing the butter through the flour mix using the tips of your fingers. This will take a bit of work especially when the butter is cold but is very essential.
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  5. Once you've achieved a grainy mixture of butter and flour add in the chilled water little by little only until you form a dough. You may not need all of the water so add in a little and then knead a bit to see if you need more.
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  7. Knead dough lightly on a floured surface until you form a nice smooth dough. Shape it in the form of a disc and wrap it in cling film.
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  11. Refrigerate it for at least an hour before using. Your dough will be ready to use as the recipe demands.
  12. You can keep this dough frozen for a few months. Just defrost it overnight and use the next day as directed.
Recipe by Sugar & Spice by Radhika at