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Cutting Butter

I have been asked about ‘cutting butter’ for pie crusts and pastry. Here I was preparing to make scones. Pastry dough is basically flour, a pinch of salt, fat and water. Following your recipe, mix the flour and salt. Add sliced cold butter to the bowl. Using two knives, cut back and forth crosswise, until  Read more »

February 7, 2012 Posted by: 1 Comment - Permalink