Sweet Almond Flaky Pie Crust
This pie crust has a flavor of sweet, flaky almonds. ideal for fruit or custard pies. Amazing pie crust, I tell you! With this crust, the pie is so good that ice cream is not even necessary to accompany it!
In a large bowl stir together the cake flour all-purpose flour baking powder salt white sugar and brown sugar.
Cut in the shortening by pinching between your fingers or using a pastry blender until the mixture has lumps no larger than peas.
In a separate bowl whisk together the egg water vanilla and almond extract.
Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix until the dough comes together.
Divide the dough into halves pat into a ball and flatten slightly.
Wrap each one in plastic wrap.
Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight before rolling out to make a crust.