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Auntie Irene’s Foolproof Piecrust (large Batch) Recipe

June 14th, 2013 by alice  Tags: , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 15cupsflour
  2. 1tablespoonsalt
  3. 1/2cupsugar, plus
  4. 2teaspoonssugar
  5. 1 (3 lb)canButter Flavor Crisco, chilled(or other shortening)
  6. 5tablespoonswhite vinegar
  7. water
  8. 5eggs

DIRECTIONS

  1. Cut flour, salt, sugar and half of Crisco together til crumbly, then cut remainder of Crisco in til size of peas; set aside.
  2. Put vinegar in a 2 quart liquid measuring cup.
  3. Fill to 2 1/2 cup mark with cold water.
  4. Add eggs and beat with fork.
  5. Drizzle over dry ingredients; stir with fork.
  6. Turn onto lightly floured board and knead approximately 5 times, til no longer”sticky”.
  7. Divide by 1/2-3/4 cup measure.
  8. Roll out on a lightly floured surface, using as little flour as possible and handling as little as possible.
  9. Bake empty shells at 400 for 10-12 minutes on the bottom rack of the oven.
  10. Cooking pies on the bottom rack of the oven will help prevent overbrowning of the top and soggy crusts on the bottom.
  11. This dough freezes extremely well; simply flatten divided dough into a disk and put into a Ziploc bag, removing all air; thaw in fridge and roll out as directed.

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