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Foolproof Tart Dough

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Category: Desserts, Pies

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c All-purpose flour
  • 1 ds Salt
  • 1 ts Sugar
  • 1 Stick of butter, COLD
  • 6 tb Cold heavy cream or
  • Whipping cream


This recipe can be used for pies, tarts, cheesecake or quiche. It makes a
nice flaky shell. Place 1 cup of flour in a bowl with a little salt and 1
tsp sugar. Cut in one stick of cold butter on top and mix until it is the
texture of golden meal. If ambient temperature in kitchen is high, then
chill flour and bowl in freezer for up to 1 hour. Add 6 Tbs of cold heavy
cream (or whipping cream). Process in food processor until dough forms a
ball. Turn out on a board or counter, dust lightly with flour and roll to
shape. If in doubt about whether you are using enough flour when rolling
out dough, use a lot and brush off excess.

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