Rich Pie Pastry

Preparation info
  • Makes Enough for One Single Crust Pie or One

    10 Inch

    Tart Mold
    Appears in
    Memories of Philippine Kitchens

    By Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan

    Published 2006

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    • cups all-purpose flour
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • 6 tablespoons


    1. Sift the flour and salt into a large bowl. Cut the butter into the flour using your fingertips or a pastry blender (or pulse in a food processor) until the texture resembles coarse meal with visible bits of butter. Stir the egg into the flour mixture and stir or pulse until incorporated. Pinch off a small handful of dough; if it doesn’t hold together, add ice water ½ tab