Hot Water Pie Crust I39 Reviews
“Pie crust recipe using hot water instead of cold.” - by Ann Powell
Original recipe yields 2 pie crusts
- In a large bowl, combine shortening, salt, milk and boiling water. Whip with fork until smooth and creamy.
- Add 2 cups flour and stir with round-the-bowl strokes until all flour is incorporated.
- Makes crust for one double crust pie.
Amount Per Serving (16 total)
- 142 cal
- 9.8 g
- 11.9 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (39)Rate This Recipe
"I've been using this crust since I was a teenager (too many years ago to count at this point.) It's the most forgiving dough I've ever used and bakes up nice and flaky. So many crusts seem to mix we..." See morell but not roll easily. This one rolls out perfectly. I use boiling water and roll it between sheets of waxed paper. I just tried making a quadruple batch of this crust using my KitchenAid mixer - figured it would either be great or a disaster. It was great. Very flaky and still easy to manange."
"This recipe was great. I just dumped all the ingredients into the food processor and presto, it was done. Instead of shortening I used butter. The pie crust tasted better than the pie!..." See more"
"This is the only piecrust recipe I have ever tried that turns out perfect and flaky each and every time. During the holidays, I baked over 20 pies and everyone is now asking for this recipe! I reall..." See morey like the fact that it is so easy. I, too, roll in out between wax paper (no mess and so easy)."
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