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No Fuss Pie Crust

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Say goodbye to pie crust woes and hello to simplicity with our No-Fuss Pie Crust. Whether you’re a baking beginner or a seasoned pro, this recipe promises a flaky, buttery crust without the fuss. With just a handful of ingredients and a foolproof method, you’ll be ready to create delicious pies with a crust that steals the show. Embrace the joy of stress-free baking and let your favorite fillings shine.

Exciting Story: In our kitchen, where baking is a labor of love, the story of No-Fuss Pie Crust unfolds. Imagine the simplicity of combining flour, butter, and a touch of magic to create a dough that transforms into a golden, flaky crust. The first slice revealed a texture that crumbled delicately, providing the perfect foundation for sweet or savory delights. Now, we’re thrilled to share this recipe, inviting you to experience the joy of homemade pie crust without the stress.

Why This Effortless Wonder: No-Fuss Pie Crust Perfection: Unveiling Why This Recipe Is a Must-Try for Pie Enthusiasts!

Selling Points:

  • Quick and Simple: No need to stress over intricate steps or complicated techniques. This recipe simplifies the pie crust process for a stress-free baking experience.
  • Minimal Ingredients: With just flour, butter, salt, and a bit of water, you can achieve a perfectly flaky crust that complements any filling.
  • Versatile Delight: Use this crust for both sweet and savory pies, from classic apple and pumpkin to quiches and pot pies.
  • Foolproof Method: The easy-to-follow steps guarantee success, making this recipe suitable for bakers of all skill levels.

Notes:

  • For a sweet pie, you can add a tablespoon of sugar to the flour for a subtle sweetness.
  • Make multiple batches of dough and freeze for future pie-making convenience.
  • If pre-baking, use pie weights or dry beans to prevent the crust from puffing up.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I use salted butter?

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Yes, you can use salted butter, but adjust the added salt accordingly to avoid an overly salty crust.

Can I make this crust in advance?

Absolutely! Prepare the dough ahead of time and refrigerate or freeze until ready to use. Thaw in the refrigerator before rolling out.

Can I use this crust for a quiche?

Yes, this versatile crust is perfect for quiches. Follow your quiche recipe for specific baking instructions.

Discover the joy of baking with our No-Fuss Pie Crust – an effortless wonder that turns every pie into a masterpiece. Make it, love it, and let your creativity fill this delightful crust with endless possibilities!

No Fuss Pie Crust

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Recipe by Alexandra
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

30

minutes
Cooking time

40

minutes
Calories

300

kcal
Total time

0

minutes
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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cups 1/4 all-purpose flour

  • /2 cup unsalted butter, chilled and cubed

  • /2 teaspoon salt

  • -4 tablespoons ice water

Directions

  • Prepare Ingredients:
  • Cube the cold butter and place it back in the refrigerator to keep it chilled. Measure the flour and salt.
  • Cut in the Butter:
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour and salt. Add the chilled, cubed butter. Use a pastry cutter or your fingers to quickly cut the butter into the flour until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Add Ice Water:
  • One tablespoon at a time, add ice water to the mixture. Gently mix with a fork or your hands just until the dough comes together. Be careful not to overwork the dough.
  • Form a Disk:
  • Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Form it into a disk and wrap it in plastic wrap. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  • Roll Out the Crust:
  • After chilling, roll out the dough on a floured surface to fit your pie dish. Carefully transfer it to the dish.
  • Flute the Edges (Optional):
  • If desired, flute the edges of the crust using your fingers or a fork.
  • Pre-Bake (If Required):
  • Depending on your pie recipe, you may need to pre-bake the crust. Follow your specific pie instructions for pre-baking.
  • Fill and Bake:
  • Fill the crust with your favorite pie filling and bake according to your pie recipe.
  • Enjoy:
  • Once baked and cooled, slice, serve, and enjoy the delicious simplicity of your homemade pie crust.

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