Sweet Almond Flaky Pie Crust


This pie crust is amazing! It makes the pie, with this crust you wont even need ice cream to eat with the pie!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
2 pie crusts


  • 1 cup cake flour

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • cup baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 1 ½ teaspoons brown sugar

  • 1 ¼ cups shortening

  • 1 egg

  • ¼ cup cold water

  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 3 teaspoons almond extract


  1. 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.

  2. 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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

225 Calories
17g Fat
17g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 225
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 21%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 211mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 2g
Calcium 79mg 6%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 23mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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