Homemade Pie Crust

1 9inchpie
1 Hours 12 Minutes

I have never made pie before but recently I discovered my kids like them. Odd since I have never made or bought it for the household but considering they like I decided to take on the challenge.


I started by learning the Crust options and this was the easiest one so far.

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In a food processor or mixer, whisk together the flour and salt. Sprinkle the butter over the flour and pulse or whisk until butter is coated in flour and the biggest pieces are the size of small peas. Drizzle the water and keep mixing until dough comes together, If doing by hand make sure to is well blended.

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Shape the dough into a flattened ball. Wrap it tightly in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, (the dough can be frozen for up to 1 month at this point)

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in a flour-dusted area roll out your dough to the thickness you want.

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Add some weight and bake for about 8 min

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Remove the baking weight, return to oven until light golden

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Pour your pie filling and bakes as your recipe calls for

This is what you will end up with after you bake. Now your pie crust is ready to be filled with any pie filling of your choice.

Homemade Pie Crust

Recipe details

  • 1 9inchpie
  • Prep time: 1 Hours|Cook time: 12 Minutes|Total time: 1 Hours 12 Minutes

Ingredients

Homemade Pie Crust

Instructions

Intructions

In a food processor or mixer, whisk together the flour and salt. Sprinkle the butter over the flour and pulse or whisk until butter is coated in flour and the biggest pieces are the size of small peas. Drizzle the water and keep mixing until dough comes together, If doing by hand make sure to is well blended.
Shape the dough into a flattened ball. Wrap it tightly in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, (the dough can be frozen for up to 1 month at this point)
in a flour-dusted area roll out your dough to the thickness you want.
Preheated oven on 350. Add some weight and bake for about 8 mins remove weigh and return to oven until lightly golden. I used beans as weight hut you can use any baking weight you have.

Tips

  • Roll your dough at least 2 inches larger than your pie dish

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