Baking Basics: Homemade Buttery Flaky Pie Crust.

How to Make a Buttery, Flaky Pie Crust! Tips, tricks, and recipe included!

Bakers! Welcome back to my Baking Basics series.

This is a very long post. Pie crust makes me chatty.

It’s summer. The days are longer and a bounty of fruit is at our fingertips. And this means you have time to finally nail homemade pies. Today I’m going to teach you everything you need to know about making the perfect buttery flaky pie crust. This is the one and only pie crust recipe I use. It’s been passed down through generations. Stands the test of time. Old-fashioned, yet never out of style. Wins my heart every single time.

Salted Caramel Apple Pie

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3 Ingredient Blueberry Yogurt Swirl Popsicles.

Blueberries 'n Cream Greek Yogurt Popsicles

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Key Lime Pies.

Key Lime Pies-2

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Chocolate Zucchini Bread

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Goat Cheese & Fruit Bruschetta

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Peanut Butter M&M’S® Truffles.

Peanut Butter M&M Truffles-5

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Funfetti Biscotti!

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