Chef Brad Quick Tip: Flaky Pie Crust (and recipe)

Baking pie crust is kind of an art and not everyone can do it but here is a great Chef Brad tip to help you master the art.

Pie Pastry (pie crust)
  • 2½ Natural White or high-gluten white flour
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 sticks cold butter, cut into small pieces
  • 2 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 4 tablespoons ice water
  1. Mix flour and sugar with wire whips in WonderMix bowl.
  2. Add butter pieces and mix until mixture resembles course meal.
  3. Change to dough hook and slowly add egg yolks mixed with ice water.
  4. Mix just until dough holds together. Don’t over mix!
  5. Turn dough out onto plastic wrap.
  6. Press into flat circle.
  7. Wrap and chill for at least 1 hour.
  8. Roll out and use as desired.


Category: Desserts, Quick Tips, Thanksgiving     Post Date: November 20, 2015


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