Flaky Pastry

Flaky Pastry 150 Image by: Flaky Pastry 150 Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 23 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2004

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup cold butter cubed
  • 1/3 cup Ice water

Method

In bowl, whisk flour with salt. With pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until in coarse crumbs with a few larger pieces. Stirring briskly with fork, drizzle ice water over flour mixture until pastry holds together, if necessary sprinkling dry spots with more water, 1 tbsp (15 mL) at a time, until pastry holds together. Divide in half; press into discs. (Make-ahead: Wrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate for up to 3 days or enclose in airtight container and freeze for up to 2 weeks. Let come to room temperature before rolling out.)

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