Base Pie Crust

Information Nutrition per 1/8 slice
15 minutes prep 326kcal
60 minutes active 21g fat
Makes 1 pie crust 4g protein
Ingredients Method
325 grams all purpose flour 1. Cube butter and place in a dish in freezer.
1/2 teaspoon iodized salt 2. In a food processor, pulse together flour and salt. Add butter. Pulse until mixture resembles a crumbly meal.
14 tablespoons butter 3. Add iced water in parts, until pulsing brings dough together into one form.
5-8 tablespoons ice water 4. Pat out with flour. Refrigerate for at least one hour before using.

Serving Suggestions


  • Try a sweetened crust by adding sugar to the dough, and use in pies, sweet tarts, or as cutouts for rustic galettes
    • Depending on the end recipe, extra spices and flavors such as cinnamon, clove, and lemon, could be added to enhance the power of the crust
  • A savory crust can equally be made with the addition of garlic powder, black pepper, and any dried herbs you see fit to add