All Butter Pie Crust is a wonderful recipe for both hot and cold pies, made with a cup of butter and no shortening or oil.Plus, it is easy to put together with minimal ingredients.If you prefer using shortening in a crust, be sure to check out my No-Fail Pie Crust, too! All Butter Pie Crust There is no need to be intimidated or fearful about baking a pie with a homemade pie crust! This is the perfect recipe to build your confidence, and you probably have all of the ingredients on hand.
There is no lard or shortening in this recipe, which you could probably guess by the title of the recipe.So, get out the few ingredients you need and your favorite pie recipes! Ingredients Flour: All-purpose flour is always my go-to when it comes to pie crusts.It just works best! Sugar & Salt: We found that a tablespoon of granulated sugar with a teaspoon of kosher salt was a good ratio for added flavor to the crust without being overpowering.
Butter: Unlike my baking recipes that call for room-temperature butter, for pie crusts, use cold, cubed butter.And, since it is the star of this recipe, I used Challenge unsalted butter.Challenge butter is the best quality butter, churned fresh daily from the freshest milk and cream from happy cows at family-owned dairies since 1911.
Ice Water: Just like cold butter is essential for the best pie crusts, so is ice water.This helps keep the butter cold until baking time.Why Use Cold, Cubed Butter? There is a reason wh