Kristin Hoffman (author of Baker Bettie’s Better Baking Book) demonstrates how to make a pie crust that is flaky, buttery, and won’t shrink on you.
There are a few things that people tell me frequently they are intimidated by in baking. Pie crust is among the most common answers!
I get it. It can feel fussy and messy.
It can also be frustrating when it shrinks as it bakes, or comes out tough and chewy instead of flaky.
So I wanted to create a video tutorial to help make the process approachable!
What You’ll Learn
This video should hopefully answer all of your pie crust questions! We cover:
- How to make a dough that will produce a super flaky crust
- How to prevent your crust from shrinking
- How to prep your dough ahead
- How to blind bake a crust
- How to make a double crust
- How to make a lattice crust
I hope you find this video helpful! If you make any pies using my tips, I want to see them!
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