- 2 cups flour
- 1 teaspoon salt, optional
- ½ cup
- Combine the flour, salt, shortening, and butter in a mixing bowl and refrigerate until thoroughly chilled.
- Using the fingers, quickly blend the ingredients until they have the consistency of coarse cornmeal.
- Add the water a little at a time, tossing the mixture with the tines of a fork. Take care to add only enough water so that the pastry can be gath