1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
1/3 cup vegetable shortening
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 & 1/2 to 3 tablespoons ice water
How to make Standard Baked Pastry For Single Crust Pie
- Sift flour and salt together. Cut in shortening with pastry blender until mixture is size of small pear.
- Toss and star mixture with a fork while adding ice water gradually. Form unto a ball and roll out.
- Fit loosely into pie pan: prick bottom. Fold edges to form a fluted standing rim.
- Bake at 450 °F for from 10 to 12 minutes. Yield: one 9-inch pie shell.