Easy Flaky Pastry Easy Flaky Pastry

Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 1 serving
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 2010


  • 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter
  • 2 tablespoons cold lard
  • 1 tablespoon ice water (approx)
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vinegar


In bowl, combine flour with salt. Using pastry blender, cut in butter and lard until in fine crumbs with a few larger pieces.

Whisk together water, milk and vinegar; drizzle over dry ingredients, stirring briskly with fork to form ragged dough and adding up to 1 tbsp (15 mL) more water if too dry. Press into disc.

Wrap and refrigerate until chilled, about 30 minutes, or for up to 24 hours.

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