How toMake Buttery, Flaky Pie Dough From Scratch
10 steps
What you’ll need
2.5 cups
Flour
.5 cup
Ice cold water
Food processor
1 teaspoon
Sugar
4 tablespoons (half stick)
Butter - Refrigerated
Knife
1 teaspoon
Salt
12 tablespoons (1.5 sticks)
Butter - Frozen
Plastic wrap
Cut the half stick of butter into small cubes, refrigerate
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Cut one and a half sticks of butter into small cubes, freeze
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Mix together flour, salt, and sugar
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Add refrigerated butter and pulse until combined
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Add frozen butter and pulse until combined (pea sized clumps)
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Slowly add ice water, pulse 10-12 times
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Pinch the dough: if it crumbles, add more water, but if it stays together, you’re good to go
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Separate the dough onto two sections of plastic wrap
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Wrap the dough and work into a disc shape
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Freeze or refrigerate until ready to use!
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