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My pie crust isn't coming together like it should. What can I do to help?

I'm making a blueberry pie, and I've followed the crust instructions perfectly. It says that after adding lemon zest, cream, and egg yolk, to pulse it a few times and that it should come together. It says that as an option to add one more egg yolk if needed, which I have done, but it is still too flaky. Should I add another egg yolk or more cream? or will that ruin the crust?

Help please!

asked by elisa about 3 years ago
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Peter

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added about 3 years ago

I'd add water -- just a 1/2 teaspoon at a time -- with a few pulses in-between. It should pull together within a few teaspoons at most. Good luck!

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Amanda Hesser

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added about 3 years ago

Agree with Peter -- ice water, a little at a time.

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Peter

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added about 3 years ago

And let us know how it turns out. :-)

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added about 3 years ago

Thanks so much, adding the water really worked. It came together quite quickly. Cheers!