So if you have been reading this little ol’ blog lately then you know it’s been all about the pie, ’bout the pie, no cakes. Ok maybe just one cake. This mint oreo cheesecake chocolate cake. But other than that it’s been all about pie. Like 4 tips on making pie, 9 tools on making the perfect pie, how to blind bake a crust, and of course the best apple pie if I do say so myself.
So this time we are talking about how to decorate the pie crust. If crimping a pie crust has you running scared, then these 4 methods are exactly what you are looking for. They are easy peasy and you will have a beautiful pie no time.
#1: Use a fork
Use your fork to create a simple yet beautifully decorated crimped crust.Press lightly down on the crust
to press the tines into the crust. You could also criss-cross the Fork For a second option!
#2 Use a pair of scissors.
Fold under any pie crust dough before you begin. Then using a pair of scissors make a series of
small diagonal cuts along the crust. Fold back every other cut.
#3 Use small cookie cutters
Collect those pie scraps from rolling out your pie dough,and then use them to cut out pretty shapes for your border.
Use small (1 to 1 1/2 inch) cookie cutters to cut out shapes for your border. Use a little bit of water to adhere them.
#4 Use A Spoon
Press a spoon into the edge of the crust. Remove the crust between each spoon indent. You can make a second indent for a pretty border!
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And there you go! 4 easy ways to decorate your pies!
For more pie tutorials and recipes check out these posts:
- 9 tools for the perfect pie crust
- 4 tips for baking pie
- World’s Best Apple Pie
- Eggless Pumpkin Pie
- Blueberry Crumble Pie
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