Weigh or lightly spoon the flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine the flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder in a bowl; cut in shortening with a pastry blender until the mixture resembles coarse meal.
Make a well in the center of the flour mixture. Combine butter and boiling water; pour the butter mixture into the center of the well. Gently draw the flour mixture into the butter mixture until moist clumps form. Press dough into a 4-inch circle; cover and chill 30 minutes.
Slightly overlap two sheets of plastic wrap. Unwrap the dough; place on plastic wrap. Cover the dough with two additional sheets of overlapping plastic wrap. Roll the dough into a 13" circle.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (30g)|
|Recipe Makes: 8|
|Calories from Fat: 76 (55%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 8.5g||11 %|
|Saturated Fat 2.8g||14 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 3.2g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 1.9g|
|Cholesterol 5.1mg||2 %|
|Sodium 12.4mg||0 %|
|Potassium 20.5mg||1 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 13.6g||4 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0.5g||2 %|
|Sugars, other 13.1g|
|Protein 1.8g||3 %|
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Calories per serving: 138
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