Creator Notes: Mediate a wonderfully flaky pie crust is now not attainable with out butter? Mediate once more. This pie crust is completely official and but completely dairy free—all because of the magic of coconut oil. —Gena Hamshaw
Makes: a double crust for smaller pie pans or a single crust with lattice topping for deep-dish pie pans
Prep time: 20 min
cups all motive flour
cup (additional as essential) coconut oil, frosty ample to be stable
tablespoon cane or demerara sugar
1/3 – half
cups ice water
I resolve to recount a meals processor for my pie crusts, which may perhaps carry out some crust connoisseurs recoil, nonetheless is instantaneous and easy. Supply by inserting the flour, salt, and sugar within the bowl of a meals processor fitted with the S blade. Pulse to mix. Add your stable coconut oil and pulse besides combination is crumbly and might honest stick collectively while you occur to squeeze it. Pulse in 1/Three cup water, or besides the dough holds collectively successfully while you occur to carry out a handful of it and is visibly beginning as much as advance assist collectively within the meals processor. It’s simply to agree with alternative crumbs peaceful—that’ll carry out a legit, flaky crust—nonetheless it utterly may perhaps honest peaceful be straightforward to form right into a astronomical ball, too. If essential, add a puny bit additional water besides the texture is right.
Alternately, that it’s attainable you will lower the oil into very puny items and work them into the flour with naked, dry palms. Add the water and knead your whole combination collectively besides it has the texture described a second before now.
- Flip dough onto a effectively-organized, dry floor that has been dusted with flour. If you’re now not able to recount the crust, form it right into a flat ball, wrap with saran, declare in a freezer accumulate, and freeze. As soon as that it’s attainable you will very successfully be able to recount it nonetheless now not this very second, that it’s attainable you will retailer it within the fridge besides it’s time to bake.
- Must that it’s attainable you will very successfully be able to recount the crust, assure it’s tender ample to roll, and recount a rolling pin to roll the dough right into a astronomical circle—ample that that it’s attainable you will consider with out points overlaying your pie pan—the utilization of additional flour to assist points from sticking as you trudge. Gingerly elevate it onto your pie crust (puny tears are simply, and likewise that it’s attainable you will restore them later). Squeeze the sides to carry out a fairly, puckered pattern. Refrigerate crust besides you agree with the filling made and are able to bake it.
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