Fannie Farmer's Basic Pastry (pie Crust) Recipe

8
Servings

Ingredients

  • For 8-inch Single Pie Shell:
  • 1 c. + 2 Tbsp flour
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 c. shortening
  • 2 to 3 Tbsp cold water
  • For 8-inch Two Crust Pastry:
  • 2 c. flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 c. shortening
  • 1/3 c. cold water
  • For 9-inch Single Pie Shell:
  • 1.5 c. flour
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 c. shortening
  • 3 to 4 Tbsp cold water
  • For 9-inch Two Crust Pastry:
  • 2.5 c. flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 c. shortening
  • 6 to 7 Tbsp cold water