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pearje Nov 9, 2009 02:47 PM

I've been attempting to bake my pies that I bake in my regular glass pie plates in disposable pie tins in order to give them to friends. I've baked an apple pie, a chocolate walnut pie, a pumpkin pie, and a pecan pie. The centers in all these pies were undone or mushy, just not the same consistency that they are in the glass pie plates. I found a heavier aluminum tin on kitchendance.com, but this did not solve the problem either. They come out perfect in glass - not-so-perfect in the tins. Has anyone had a similar problem and found a solution?

  1. greygarious Nov 9, 2009 02:58 PM

    There's been another thread on this in recent months. Several tips that I recall: 1) use 2 or 3 disposable tins to increase thermal mass. 2) set the disposable tin inside a glass pie plate while baking 3) preheat a parchment-lined sheet pan in the oven and place the pie tin on that, to boost heat and catch drips.

    1. sarahjay Nov 9, 2009 03:54 PM

      Bake them on the lowest rack and if that still doesn't work bake it on a pizza stone, cast iron griddle or even a hot sheet pan to boost bottom heat to get the crust crisp and the filling done.

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        Lisbet Nov 10, 2009 09:33 AM

        There is a discussion on disaposable foil pie pans at this website:

        http://www.cheftalk.com/forums/pastri...

        Could possibly be of some help to you ?

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