Cornstarch Pastry Recipe

Ingredients for Cornstarch Pastry Recipe

  • 1¼ cups cornstarch
  • 1¼ cups flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ½ cup vegetable shortening
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 yolk of egg
  • Milk to mix


  1. Rub vegetable shortening lightly into cornstarch and flour, add salt, sugar, baking powder, beaten-yolk of egg, and sufficient milk to mix to stiff paste.
  2. Roll out lightly and use for tartlets or one crust pie.
  3. Sufficient for two large pies.
Cornstarch Pastry Recipe