English Pastry for Meat Pie


  • 4 cups flour
  • cup water
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • ½ pound lard
  • Salt to taste, if desired
  • Nutritional Information
    • Nutritional analysis per serving (6 servings)

      645 calories; 38 grams fat; 14 grams saturated fat; 17 grams monounsaturated fat; 4 grams polyunsaturated fat; 63 grams carbohydrates; 2 grams dietary fiber; 0 grams sugars; 8 grams protein; 36 milligrams cholesterol; 3 milligrams sodium

    • Note: Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available data.

2 pounds


  1. Put the flour in a mixing bowl.
  2. Combine the water, milk, lard and salt in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Let simmer until the lard melts.
  3. Add the liquid to the flour, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon to blend thoroughly. This dough should be shaped or rolled while it is still hot or quite warm.

15 minutes

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