Chowhound Presents: Table Talk with Nadine Levy Redzepi of Downtime: Deliciousness at Home | Ask Your Questions Now ›

Home Cooking

Looking for pie dough rec w/ 2/3 butter 1/3 lard

Share:

Home Cooking

Looking for pie dough rec w/ 2/3 butter 1/3 lard

marys1000 | Mar 17, 2008 06:04 AM

I've read here and other places about using some lard to get flakiness but that too much lard can have a flavor and/or an after texture on the tongue. A mix of butter and lard seems to be preferred. However my understanding is that butter, with more water content and lard can't be substituted equally in recipes (for example an all butter recipe).
Does anyone have a simple tried and true recipe with the proportions of around 2/3 butter and 1/3 lard? As an experiment I think i'd rather do that, or perhaps 3/4 and 1/4 than half and half.
Thanks,
Mary

Want to stay up to date with this post?

Recommended From Chowhound