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

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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