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Pie Shop Tip #3-Avoid Sticky Dough

by Karen on November 22nd, 2015

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Many of you know that I worked a Seattle area pie shop and also operated my own farmers market booth.  With all that baking I learned a lot and the long lines at our booth was all the proof I needed to know we were doing things right. Here are some tips to help you with your pie baking…..the third tip in our series.  The first two tips addressed our method for making the dough and prep for easy roll out.

Avoid Sticky Dough

  1. The best way to avoid sticky dough is to make it soft to the touch.  If that means adding in a few more tablespoons of flour after your ingredients are in the mixer then add it right at the end.
  2. Once your dough is made and chilled (for about 20 minutes) the next tip is to roll out the dough between two sheets of plastic wrap.
  3. After rolling out the dough continue to use the plastic wrap for transferring the dough to the pie plate and also keep it on top of the top crust while you crimp the edges.


More tips to follow in the days to come….

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Thank you and stay warm!


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