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Feb 7, 2007 11:11 AM

Any trick to make a not-soaky-at-the-bottom pie crust?

i hv difficulty to make a crsipy (especially at the bottom) crust even the filling wasnt that watery at all. any help?

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  1. try brushing the bottom with egg white and let it dry, it seems to seal the pastry and you can fill it without getting soggy. Works well whenever i make quiche!!

    1. brush with egg white and bake for 8 minutes at 350 so the white turns into a glaze of sorts...kinda like a sealant.

      1. Line your oven shelf with a pizza stone or heatproof tiles. Pre-heat as usual, place your pie on the hot stones. It helps to give a nice bottom crust on pies just as it does with pizzas.

        1. And I think it helps to bake the pie on the bottom rack of the oven.