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Delicious, gourmet pies from The Laughing Place Bakery

Posted: 12:17 PM, Oct 08, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-08 13:17:41-04

KANSAS CITY, MO — Some of our earliest memories are in the kitchen with the cook we grew up with. That’s the idea behind what inspired Alicia Hommon to open The Laughing Place Bakery . She joins us in the kitchen to make a delicious pie and share the recipe for her amazing pie crust.

"Alicia's Never Fail Pie Crust"

1-Blend the following together in a food processor just until it becomes like pea-sized pieces, and then place into a medium sized mixing bowl:

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 tsp salt

1 1/2 Tbsp Sugar

6 Tbsp Butter

1/2 cup lard

2- In a separate bowl, combine 1 egg yolk, 1/4 cup cold water, and 1/2 tsp vinegar.

3- pour the entire egg mixture over the flour mixture, and stir together with a fork just until all the liquid is incorporated (do not overmix!!)

4- dump contents onto a lightly floured counter top and press together, but do not knead (we want to keep those lovely bits of flour coated fat from melting!)

5- chill the crust if you wish, then roll out to make your pie. Bake and enjoy!!

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