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Pie Crust / Tart Crust

Author: Alisha R
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pie crust recipe, tart crust recipe, tart pie
Adjust Servings Here: 10 people
This recipe yields a crisp & flaky tart with a buttery taste. It is perfect when combined with fillings and can be used for savory items as well as desserts


  • 180 grams all purpose flour
  • 20 grams of powdered sugar
  • 100 grams salted butter cold & chopped fine
  • 1 chilled egg yolk
  • 40 ml or as required chilled water


  • Firstly, in a food processor, combine the flour, sugar, and butter together. Pulse until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. To this mixture, add the egg yolk and pulse again until all well combined
  • Put this mixture in a large bowl and add the water only a required making sure your dough does not turn sticky or wettish. It should just come together forming a firm dough. Do not over knead as the butter in the dough will start melting making the dough sticky
  • Once you form a firm dough, flatten it a bit and place it on some cling wrap. Cover it completely and refrigerate for an hour.
  • Once ready to use, roll the dough using a rolling pin on a surface sprinkled with flour.
  • In conclusion, place this in a tart tray and bake at 170 degrees C

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