Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 cups all-purpose flour

  2. 1/3 cup sugar

  3. æ teaspoon baking powder

  4. ? teaspoon salt

  5. 8 tablespoons (1 stick) cold unsalted butter or lard, in chunks

  6. 2 large eggs

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In the food processor: Place flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in work bowl fitted with steel blade. Pulse several times to mix. Add butter or lard and pulse 8 to 10 times to mix. Add eggs and pulse until dough forms a ball.

  2. By hand: Place flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl and stir well to mix. Add butter and rub mixture between the palm of your hands until it forms fine crumbs. Add eggs and stir with a fork until mixture leaves the sides of the bowl. Form dough into a ball.

  3. Wrap dough in plastic and chill until needed, up to several days. When ready to use, unwrap it, place it on a lightly floured work surface and knead it until it is soft and malleable.


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