- 2 cups flour, sifted
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2/3 cup shortening
- 1 egg, beaten
- 2 tablespoons cold water
- 2 teaspoons lemon juice
- Sift flour and salt into a mixing bowl. Using a pastry cutter, cut in shortening until until particles are the size of small peas.
- In another bowl, combine egg, water and lemon juice. Sprinkle over dry ingredients tossing and stirring with a fork until mixture is moist enough to hold together.
- Divide in half; shape into 2 flat balls.
- Makes 1 8 or 9 inch 2-crust pie.