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Tripper Nov 12, 2009 06:00 AM

I am making a berry pie this weekend. It calls for a combination of fresh berries: raspberries, blueberries, blackberries etc. I want to use frozen berries in place of fresh. Do you think I should thaw before baking? Any other adjustments needed? Thanks for any help you can provide!

  1. Cherylptw Nov 12, 2009 06:11 AM

    I'd partially bake (blind bake) the bottom crust for a few minutes so that it doesn't get soggy. I see no need to thaw the berries before but make sure you toss enough thickerner (flour, cornstarch, tapioca, etc) with the berries so that you don't have a runny pie. Good luck

    1. Paulustrious Nov 12, 2009 08:25 AM

      If you do that you can gauge the height of the filling easier. Consider a summer pudding as well, although that is better in warm weather.

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