How to Blind Bake a Pie Crust?

Answer Blind baking a pie crust is the act of cooking a pie crust before adding the filling. Pies with fillings that should not to be cooked or fillings that need to be cooked for such a short time or at ... Read More »

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Do you bake a pie crust before putting the fruit in?

It's called blind baking the crust. When you have the crust in the pie plate, brush it with slightly beaten egg white. This will seal it so the fruit filling won't soak into it. Then, bake it fo... Read More »

Can you bake a custard pie in a shortbread Ready Crust?

You can bake a custard pie in a shortbread Ready Crust. To keep it from getting soggy, brush it with beaten egg yolk first, and bake it for five minutes before adding the custard filling.Reference... Read More »

How long should you bake an Eskimo Pie Fluted crust topping or open weave?

Open weave...just until the Eskimos are tender.

How to Blind Bake?

Blind baking is partially or completely baking a pastry base before adding the filling. This creates a stronger crust that can hold moist filling without getting soggy; it's also useful when fillin... Read More »