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pastry blender

noun
1.
a kitchen utensil having several parallel wires bent in a semicircle and secured by a handle, used especially for mixing pastry dough.
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  • Using pastry blender or fingers, cut in shortening and butter.
  • Using a pastry blender, fork or wooden spoon, cut in the butter and mix until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Using a pastry blender or fork, cut shortening and butter into flour mixture until coarse crumbs form.
  • Cut in margarine with a fork or pastry blender until mixture is crumply.
  • Combine flour and sugar in a medium bowl, cut in shortening and butter with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly.
  • Using a pastry blender or two knives, cut the butter into the flour mixture until course crumbs appear.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine brown sugar and margarine with a pastry blender until crumbly.
  • Cut in the shortening with a pastry blender or kitchen knives until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Using pastry blender, cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

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