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Boiling Water Crust II Recipe

Boiling Water Crust II

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"Extremely flaky crust with little hassle."

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Directions

  1. Place shortening and milk in a large heatproof bowl. Pour in boiling water and whisk until mixture is the consistency of heavy cream.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together flour and salt. Add to shortening mixture. Mix with a wooden spoon just until dough forms a ball. Refrigerate before rolling out.
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Oct 10, 2003

I was a little skeptical about this recipe, but was looking for a quick pie crust. It was easy and very tender and flaky. If you are using deep dish pie plates, you won't get two crusts out of it.

 
Dec 03, 2005

simple and easy to make. i find that it works just as well with butter.

 

4 Ratings

May 28, 2012

Easy? Not really - this was really soft, fragile dough to work with, even after chilling. It tasted fine - it just wasn't any easier than regular pie crust - in fact it was harder to work with. A novel idea though. It just goes to show you there is more than one method for making pie crust. Thanks.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 285 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 23.9 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 19.6 g
  • 30%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 292 mg
  • 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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