Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of flour
  • 2 tsp of sugar
  • ¼ tsp of salt
  • ¼ cup of well chilled butter
  • 1 tbs of well chilled shortening
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tbs of water

Cooking Instructions:

  1. In a food processor add flour, sugar and salt.
  2. Next add well chilled butter and well chilled shortening.
  3. Pulse 3-4 times for 2-3 seconds each time, until crumbly.
  4. In a small bowl blend egg yolk and water.
  5. Pour over the flour mixture in the food processor and pulse 2-4 times, for 2-3 seconds each time, until the mixture pulls away from the sides of the bowl and clings together.
  6. Now remove the dough, cover and chill for a ½ hour.
  7. Flour your work surface and rolling pin when working the dough.
  8. Roll to desired size.