This is an excellent product. I abused the making of this pie crust beyond belief and it still produced a very fine flaky crust.
Tasty But Difficult To Work With & Lots of Cholesterol
Posted by Reviewer3170127 on Feb 15, 2012
This gluten free pie crust mix makes a crust that's more like a shortbread cookie in taste & texture than a traditional flour crust. This would be because of the large amount of shortning & butter the directions say to add (10 spoonfuls of EACH)to the mix. Crust tastes good but I found it very difficult to get it into a pie pan after rolling it out. It doesn't hold together well, breaks apart. The bottom crust can then be pressed together into the pan to eliminate the cracks but this isn't so easy with the top crust after filling has been added onto the bottom crust. Also pressing the top & bottom crusts together around rim of pan takes patience so no cracks. I think probably worth the effort for a bottom crust only type pie or if you must not eat any gluten at all ever & want a top & bottom crust pie but if only need to limit gluten somewhat like me, I'll stick to an occasional pie made with regular flour.
Very Frustrating to work with but produces a tasty, light and flakey pastry
Posted by Reviewer3101973 on Dec 08, 2013
When making pie pastry I wasted a lot of time by following the instructions and trying to roll this out as I would normal pastry. Even when using plastic wrap to support the dough (as instructed), it fell apart every time I tried to transfer it to the pan. Out of desperation to produce my pie on time for Thanksgiving, I eventually just pressed pieces of dough together into the pan, It still came out surprisingly flakey. In fact it is so flakey that you need to be careful not to touch it once it is cooked or it instantly crumbles. It tasted good - much better than the GF crust I made from scratch. I would buy it again but I will ignore the instructions on the box for rolling out the dough.
I luv this crust
Posted by Reviewer1706131 on Feb 15, 2013
not too much sugar, it is great with savory or sweet pies. It falls apart a little but I just press it together and it doesn't matter to me. Taste does matter to me.
Posted by Reviewer2352133 on Oct 15, 2013
I have used this product for a long time. iHerb gave me a ten dollar gift certificate so I was able to buy this at a much more affordable price. I must wait for a sale price or some sort of help because the price for this seems to be on a rocket ship to the moon. It does not roll out the best, but I pat the dough in the pan and that works for me. The taste is great. My husband is the one who is gluten intolerant but I really like this too.
Posted by Reviewer2380049 on Mar 15, 2009
This crust is light and flaky. None of our guests could tell the difference from the crust I made with wheat flour and shortening. It'a a hit at our house.
Pie Crust Mix
Posted by Reviewer2024923 on Jan 31, 2010
I ordered this so I could make my sister some gluten-free butter tarts. I made the tarts and she said they were delicious. All in all a good product.
Better crust than if I made it with wheat flour.
Posted by Reviewer2899795 on Dec 06, 2009
This mix makes a great pie crust, very flaky.
This makes pretty good pie crust
Posted by Reviewer3133067 on May 01, 2009
Pretty good for gluten-free. I only gave it a 4, but for gluten-free it should probably get a 5. My grandma made the best pie crust, but then again it wasn't gluten-free.
Posted by CindyW on Jun 26, 2013
I'm so thankful for the many different gluten free products. It tastes just like wheat if not better!
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