Light and Flaky Crust
  • 1 1/4cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4teaspoon salt
  • 4tablespoons cold butter, cut into pieces
  • 5 – 5 1/2tablespoons ice water
  1. In a medium bowl, combine flour and salt. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  2. Mix in water, 1 tablespoon at a time, stirring lightly with fork after each addition until dough is formed.
  3. Pat dough into a smooth round disk. Wrap and refrigerate until ready to use.