Courtesy of Nicole Coady, pastry chef
Part 1 of 4
2-1/2 cups all purpose flour (Hudson Cream recommended)
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup butter, cold and cubed
8 to 10 tablespoons of ice water
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Mix flour and salt together; cut the butter cubes into flour until it resembles a coarse meal with the butter the size of small peas. Add cold water and stir; form dough into a ball and allow it to rest in a covered bowl in the refrigerator for 1 hour; After resting dough and preparing apple filling, roll dough to line a 13-by-9-by-2-inch pan.