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Recipe by Nitra Ladies Auxiliary

Easy Flaky Dough

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Parve Parve
Easy Easy
10 Servings
Allergens
2 Hours, 15 Minutes
Diets

Check out this beginner’s flaky dough. Start from scratch and with this dough you can create a variety of sweet or savory dishes. From the Heimishe Cookbook collection: Liver-Filled Flaky Dough Cups, Mushroom Turnovers, Apple Slits, Fancy Baked Apples.

Ingredients

Main ingredients

  • 2 cups flour

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 8 ounces margarine (cold)

  • 2 tablespoons vinegar

  • 1 egg yolk

  • 1/3 cup cold water

Directions

Make the Easy Flaky Dough

1.

Sift flour and salt in bowl. 

2.

Cut maragarine into flour until crumbly. 

3.

Add egg yolk and vinegar. Sprinkle minimal amounts of water and knead until combined. Do not overmix. Dough should be soft but not sticky. 

4.

Refrigerate overnight or at least two hours before using.

Notes:

To obtain proper results with flaky dough keep all ingredients thoroughly chilled. Work only in cool kitchen and chill bowl prior to use. Roll dough minimally. 

Credits

Photography and Styling by Tamara Friedman

Easy Flaky Dough

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Hindy
Hindy
4 years ago

Substitute margarine? Can I substitute to oil? If yes how much?

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Reply to  Hindy
4 years ago

Hi- unfortunately you can not. In order to get a flaky dough, you need either margarine or butter.