Basic biscuit crust

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
1¾ cup Unbleached or whole wheat pastry flour
½ teaspoon Salt
2 teaspoons Baking powder
½ teaspoon Baking soda
1 tablespoon Safflower or soy margarine
¾ cup Soy milk
2 teaspoons Honey or maple syrup

Sift flour, salt if desired, baking powder, and baking soda into a large bowl. Using a pastry blender or fork, cut the margarine into the flour mixture until it resembles coarse meal. In a measruing cup, combine soy milk and honey or syrup. Add the liquid mixture to the flour mixture, stirring with a fork to form a stiff dough. Add more buttermilk if dough is too dry. Knead lightly in bowl, about 3 to 5 minutes, until the dough is no longer sticky. Thenturn out onto lightly floured surface.Rollout into desired shape. Makes enough crust to cover a 9- by 12-inch baking pan.

Per serving: 128 cal; 4 g prot; 3 g fat; 21 g carb; 0 chol; 211 mg sod; 1 g fiber; vegan

Adapted from Vegetarian Times, Nov 93/MM by DEEANNE

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