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|Servings||1 pie crust|
Ingredients[edit | edit source]
- 2¾ cups (350g) flour
- 1 ⅛ cups [260g] (2 sticks plus 2 Tablespoons) butter (see notes, below)
- 1 cup plus 2 Tablespoons (220g) confectioner's sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 egg yolk
Procedure[edit | edit source]
- With an electric stand mixer or hand-held mixer, combine flour, butter and sugar until the mixture has the consistency of small peas.
- With the machine on low speed, add eggs and yolk, and mix just until well-incorporated, about 25 seconds.
- Wrap dough tightly in plastic wrap and chill for at least 30 minutes before rolling out.
Tips, Notes, and Variations[edit | edit source]
- European-style butter, which has a higher fat content than American butter, is recommended.