Pâte Brisée II

Preparation info

  • Makes about 10 ounces dough, enough for


    9 inch single-crust pie, 10 inch crostata quiche
    • Difficulty


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By Joanne Chang

Published 2010

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  • 1 cup (140 grams) unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons sugar


Using a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment (or a handheld mixer), mix together the flour, sugar, and salt.

Scatter the butter over the top and mix on low speed for about 45 seconds, or until the flour is no longer bright white and holds together when you clump it and pecan-size lumps of butter are visible throughout.

In a small bowl, whisk together the egg yolk and mi