Tenderflake Lard Pastry

My favourite pastry is made from the recipe on the Tenderflake Lard box. It has no fancy ingredients and guess what! It is tender and flaky.  Truth in advertising. I have done a video of me making it.

The Old Fat Guy

Tenderflake Lard Pastry

Tenderflake Lard Pastry

Ingredients

  • 1.4 litre (5 1/2 cup) all purpose flour
  • 10 ml (2 teaspoons) salt
  • 454 grams (1 pound) Tenderflake Lard
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 15 ml (1 tablespoon) vinegar
  • 225 ml (7/8 cup) ice water

Instructions

  1. Mix salt and flour together.
  2. Cut lard into flour with a pastry blender until the size of peas.
  3. Mix vinegar and egg in a 1 cup measure. Fill the measure with ice water and mix.
  4. Stir in just enough water mixture to bring the dough together yet be a little crumbly.
  5. Make into 3 disks (each disk will make two 9 inch single pie crusts)
  6. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight. The dough can be stored for a few days in the fridge.
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