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Sweet Almond Flaky Pie Crust Recipe
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Sweet Almond Flaky Pie Crust

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"This pie crust is amazing! It makes the pie, with this crust you wont even need ice cream to eat with the pie!"

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Original recipe makes 2 pie crusts Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins

    20 mins


  1. In a large bowl, stir together the cake flour, all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, white sugar, and brown sugar. Cut in the shortening by pinching between your fingers or using a pastry blender, until the mixture has lumps no larger than peas. In a separate bowl, whisk together the egg, water, vanilla, and almond extract.
  2. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry, and mix until the dough comes together. Divide the dough into halves, pat into a ball, and flatten slightly. Wrap each one in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or overnight before rolling out to make a crust.
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Jan 18, 2006

This was good but I might use less shortening next time. I have never seen a recipe with 1/8 cup of baking powder before and I used only 1/8 tsp. It seemed to work. I also wonder if the 'cup' referred to for the flour is a proper dry measure cup or a liquid measure cup like a Pyrex one. It makes a difference and may be why the 1 1/4 cup shortening seemed like too much.

Sep 29, 2006

used this recipe with the sour cream Apple pie to rave reviews! It was delicious altho agree with previous reviewer I added alot more flour...perhaps the msmts can be reviewed?


7 Ratings

Sep 26, 2007

By proportions of other crusts I have made, the flour should total 3 cups.

Mar 14, 2015

The dough was a snap to bring together but I feel the amounts were off. I think it needs approx. 1/2 cup extra flour to keep it from sticking to everything in sight. I also used only 1 cup shortening. Delicious results, however! Used it to make Shelly Hospitality's Blueberry Handpies.


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  • Calories
  • 225 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 16.9 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 16.5 g
  • 25%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 1.9 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 211 mg
  • 8%

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

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