Pie Crust Recipe

Pie Crust

Servings: 2 pie bottoms

Ingredients

  • 5 cups flour
  • 1 pound shortening
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup very cold water

Instructions

  • Mix dry ingredients well.
  • Cut in shortening with 2 knives.
  • Work well with pastry blender (don't overwork it).
  • Add water, work in with pastry blender.
  • Leave outside on cupboard in plastic bag overnight.