Aida Mollenkamp shows us how to make a perfectly flaky, buttery, and rich pie crust from scratch.
In this episode of Ask Aida, we learn the secret to a perfect pie crust. You’ll never have to use store-bought pie crusts again!
Discover how to make the secret weapon of bakers—a perfectly flaky pie crust. While store-bought pie crusts can save time, a homemade crust adds the right touch to any pie this holiday season.
Aida Mollenkamp shows us a foolproof way to prepare a quick and easy pie crust that will have your friends and family thinking that you slaved away in the kitchen for hours.
Once you’ve mastered the art of the flaky, buttery pie crust, you can use it on any pie you can dream up. Apple pie, pecan pie, peach pie, cherry pie, or pumpkin pie—the sky’s the limit!
Aida’s perfectly flaky pie crust isn’t just for dessert either. You can use this pie crust recipe for savory dishes as well. Want to make a hearty chicken pot pie, or a light and airy quiche? Use this recipe as the base!
Perfectly Flaky Pie Crust Ingredients:
- 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
- ¾ tablespoon salt
- 6 tablespoon cold unsalted butter, small dice
- ¼ cup cold shortening, small dice
- 7 to 8 tablespoons ice water