How to Make the Perfect Pie Crust
Good for those yummy pies.
A good is crust is all it takes to take your pie from passable to unsurpassable. See our secrets on how to make the perfect pie crust.
- 225g plain flour
- 100g butter
- pinch salt
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 10mins
Cost Average budget
Sift the flour into a large bowl, add the butter and rub in with your fingertips until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
Stir in the salt, then add 2 - 3 tbsp water and mix to a firm dough.
Knead the dough briefly and gently on a floured surface.
Wrap in cling film and chill while preparing the filling.
Keep everything cold and use a food processor, if you have one, as it will stop the butter melting and keep the taste