Category - Pie Crusts

MICROWAVE PIE SHELL

    Microwave Pie Shell

    1 cup all-purpose flour
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon shortening
    4 drops yellow food coloring
    2 to 3 tablespoons cold water

    Combine flour and salt. Cut in shortening until like coarse meal. Add food coloring. Sprinkle water over flour mixture and stir with a fork. Shape into a ball. Roll out on a floured surface into a circle 2 inches larger than an inverted 9-inch pie plate. Fit loosely into pie plate. Trim edges and fold under to form a standing rim. Flute. Place a piece of heavy-duty plastic wrap over the pastry and cover with dried beans. Gently prick the rim of the pastry. Microwave on HIGH for 5 1/2 to 7 minutes until the pastry is opaque and the bottom is dry.


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Title: Microwave Pie Shell
Category:  Pie Crusts
Microwave Pie Shell

1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon shortening
4 drops yellow food coloring
2 to 3 tablespoons cold water

Combine flour and salt. Cut in shortening until like coarse meal. Add food coloring. Sprinkle water over flour mixture and stir with a fork. Shape into a ball. Roll out on a floured surface into a circle 2 inches larger than an inverted 9-inch pie plate. Fit loosely into pie plate. Trim edges and fold under to form a standing rim. Flute. Place a piece of heavy-duty plastic wrap over the pastry and cover with dried beans. Gently prick the rim of the pastry. Microwave on HIGH for 5 1/2 to 7 minutes until the pastry is opaque and the bottom is dry.



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