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(c) A Marcy Goldman, BetterBaking.Com Original Recipe

Bulbous Pie Crust

What causes a dome of baked pie crust over a sunken cooked fruit filling? What can prevent it?
It could be a few things. The top pie crust may have been rolled too thinly. During baking, it "blisters" and then, with the steam created during baking inside an empty cavity, it collapses. The top crust must be fitted snuggly. As well, make sure your dough is cold and your filling is well cooled before assembling. Make slits for steam to escape so that crevices do not form.
© This is a Marcy Goldman/ original recipe
This recipe is for sole, personal use of visitors of BetterBaking.Com Online Magazine. Marcy Goldman/ recipes are for your enjoyment but not to be posted or reprinted without express permission of the author/baker. Thank you kindly for respecting my copyright and happy baking. BetterBaking.Com, established 1997.
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