How To Fit a Pie Crust
Cooking & Baking Tips: Perfectly Fit Pie Crust
Beginner or experienced pro, pie crust can be daunting to everyone. You know how some people just seem to know how to make a pie crust, like they just were born knowing how? Yeah, we’re jealous, too. But with some practice and some pointers, you, too, can master the elusive art of how to make a pie crust. We’ll even go so far as to say that you can make the best crust for whatever your choice of pie. Are you one of those people who will always turn to a cobbler, grunt, or fool, just so that you don’t have to make a pie crust? Step out of the shadows, dust off your pie weights, and fear no more, because we’ve got a great step-by-step on how to fit a pie crust–whether it’s store-bought or homemade. Gone will be the wonky Pinterest-fail pie crusts of your past. Gone will be your reluctance to tackle that toothsome pie recipe. We’ve got you covered, so get ready for crimped perfection and Instagram-worthy crusts.
Step 1: Fold Excess Dough
Fold excess dough underneath itself, even with the pie plate’s rim.
Step 2: Crimp Edges
Crimp dough around edges of pie plate.
Step 3: Pie Weights
Place pie weights or dried beans on bottom of crust before baking.