Make Your Pie Crusts Extra Crispy By Using Vodka Instead Of Water

Pies are delicious, but that’s especially true when you’ve got a great flakey crust. According to Instructables user scoochmaroo, the secret is replacing water with vodka.

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Swapping ice cold vodka for water in pie crust recipes ensures a flakier crust.

The liquid makes the dough more pliable to work with, and then evaporates while baking, giving you a lighter result than water.

Maybe it’s just me, but it seems like baking with alcohol is always a recipe for awesome. Speaking of awesome pie crusts, if you need a good recipe try this one.

Flakier Pie Crusts [Instructables]

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