Watch this how-to video and learn how to make flawless, homemade pie crust pastry. Also learn how to roll it out for a double crusted pie. Homemade pies will never be the same again with this pie pastry recipe.
Ingredients for pie crust:
3 cups (750 mL) all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
1/2 cup (125 mL) each butter and lard
2 tsp (10 mL) vinegar
In large bowl, whisk flour with salt. Using pastry blender, cut in butter and lard until mixture resembles fine crumbs with a few larger pieces. In liquid measure, beat egg with vinegar; mix in enough ice water to make 2/3 cup (150 mL). Drizzle over dry ingredients, stirring briskly with fork until dough clumps together.
Divide in half; press into discs. Wrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate for 30 minutes or until chilled. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate for up to 2 days. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes before rolling.)