Basic Pie Crust Steps Mix dry ingredients together. Whichever you choose be sure to line the crust with parchment then fill the empty pie crust with the weights all the way to the top of the pie dish rim prior to baking.
Just bake the crust from frozen eliminating the task of blind baking.
Baking pie crust. Transfer the apple pie to a wire rack and let cool for least one hour before cutting into wedges and serving. Think pumpkin pie. The first step in making pie crust is to quickly whisk together the salt and flour in a large mixing bowl.
Starting at upper left and going to lower right here are the toppings. If you are using it for a pie that normally needs to be baked blind just bake it as is with no beads or beans. Work the butter into the dough until the bits are about pea-sized.
If you are pre- baking a store bought frozen packaged crust I recommend following the directions on the package for how to pre- bake that particular crust. Bake pie for 25 minutes or until the crust is gold brown reduce oven temperature to 375 and bake for 20 more minutes. You dont want to bake the filling so long that its stiff and dry but you may pull your pie out of the oven to find your perfectly baked filling is resting in a partially baked crust.
Then use a pastry blender to cut cold butter into the flour. Granulated sugar the standard sugar you bake with. For a partially baked pie crust like if youre baking the pie crust once it is filled like.
Flake the side and add a pie weight on the bottom of the crust to keep the crust from bubbling up when baking. If you need a fully baked pie crust bake until the bottom crust is golden brown about 14-15 minutes longer. When ready to use take out of the freezer and bake directly from frozen.
Roll out your pie crust and place it in the tin. Cut in the butter with a pastry cutter or food processor. Add ice water a little bit at a time until the dough begins to come together.
Always start with cold butter says Taste of Home Executive Culinary Director Sarah Farmer. Most instructions will have you defrost the crust prick the bottom of the crust all over with the tines of a. Use a pie crust shield to keep the crust.
Bake 10 minutes at 425 degrees Fahrenheit. How to Control the Temperature to Bake A Single Pie Crust. More on pie weights.
Prebaking your crust partway is a sensible solution for this scenario. Bake another 25 minutes or until softly golden but lower your oven temperature to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. I pile apple pie filling no bottom crust into the wells of a hamburger bun pan which does slick double duty as a mini pie pan.
Topping pie crust. On top I place pastry rounds brushed with water except one thats brushed with butter.