Perfect Pie Crust Recipe

Perfect Pie Crust

How to make the perfect pie crust

This quick and easy recipe will save you time when making your favourite pies at home.

Perfect Pie Crust Recipe

Perfect Pie Crust

After so many years of rolling out dough to make an oven bake pie crust, I stumbled across this recipe in my husband’s family recipe book.

It is easy, quick, tasty and will make any homemade pie taste like a store bought product.

This recipe makes enough dough for one medium sized pie.

Easy Bake Pie Crust

5 from 1 vote
Recipe by Melissa Jacobs Course: DinnerCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy
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  • 125 ml vegetable oil

  • 125 ml milk

  • 200 ml flour

  • 10 ml baking powder

  • salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon mixed herbs

  • 1 egg


  • Mix all the ingredients together with a hand whisk in a bowl. 
  • Pour the mixture over your already cooked  pie meat mixture in an oven proof dish. 
  •  Bake for 40 minutes at 160 degrees until light brown.


  •  Cheese and onion rings can be used as garnish on top of the crust.

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