Old-Fashioned Pastry

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  • Prep Time 0 min
  • Total Time 0 min
  • Servings 0

Ingredients

2/3
cup plus 2 tablespoons shortening or 2/3 cup lard
2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon salt
4
to 5 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 Cut shortening into flour and salt, using pastry blender or crisscrossing 2 knives, until particles are size of coarse crumbs. Sprinkle with cold water, 1 tablespoon at a time, tossing with fork until all flour is moistened and pastry almost cleans side of bowl (1 to 2 teaspoons more water can be added if necessary).