Pie Crust Using Wheat Flour

Does anyone have a recipe for making pie crusts using wheat flour instead of white flour?

Heather from Clinton, WA

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October 16, 20080 found this helpful

Go to the King Arthur Flour web site, do a search, they have good recipes!

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October 17, 20080 found this helpful

You can use whole wheat flour in any pie crust recipe.

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October 17, 20080 found this helpful

Just a quick clarification. White flour IS wheat flour. It just doesn't have the outer bran layer ground in with it.

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October 17, 20080 found this helpful

Here's a good recipe:

http://www.squidoo.com/wholewheatpiecrust

Susan

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October 19, 20080 found this helpful

I don't have a recipe for you, but I've been told not to use all whole wheat flour alone, as your product will be too dry. It's better to mix the flours. Like 3 parts of the whole wheat flour to 1 part regular all purpose flour.

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October 19, 20080 found this helpful

Whole-Grain Pie Crust

From: Nestle website

Whole-Grain Pie Crust

Made with whole-wheat graham cracker crumbs and whole-wheat flour, this is a delicious and nutritious alternative to your regular piecrust. It was featured in Superfoods Rx by Dr. Steven Pratt and Kathy Matthews.

Estimated Times:

Preparation - 10 min | Cooking - 20 min | Yields - 8 servings per 9-inch crust

1 cup whole-wheat graham cracker crumbs (from 8 graham cracker squares)

1/2 cup whole-wheat pastry flour

2 Tbsp. canola or sunflower oil

2 Tbsp. dark brown sugar

2 Tbsp. ground flaxseed

2 Tbsp. wheat germ or ground pumpkin seeds

2 tsp finely grated orange zest

1/2 tsp. ground ginger

1 large egg (with high omega-3 content, as noted on label), lightly beaten

PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Lightly grease 9-inch pie plate.

COMBINE graham cracker crumbs, flour, oil, brown sugar, flaxseed, wheat germ, zest and ginger in medium bowl. Add egg; stir til moistened. Gently press mixture onto bottom of plate and up the sides.

BAKE for 20 mins or til crust is golden brown. Cool completely on wire rack.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe

Servings per Recipe: 8 servings per 9-inch crust

Amount per serving

Calories: 110

Calories from Fat: 50

Total Fat: 5g

Saturated Fat: .5g

Cholesterol: 25mg

Sodium: 20mg

Carbs: 14g

Fiber: 2g

Sugars: 4g

Protein: 3g

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