50+ How To Blind Bake Frozen Pie Crust Background. You won't have to worry about the filling overcooking or a soggy crust. Frozen crusts can be stored in the freezer for up to two months, so baking a also called blind baking, this step ensures that the bottom crust will be flaky rather than mushy.
Blind baking, or pre baking a pie crust, is the trick to better pie. Allow the crust to thaw for 15 minutes while. If your crust is starting to brown too quickly before your pie filling is set, you can cover the dark spots with foil while the crust continues baking.
Cover the crust with parchment paper.
Blind baking a pie crust is the act of cooking a pie crust before adding the filling. Many recipes for fall pies and tarts call for blind baking, which refers to prebaking the crust before adding the filling. How to blind bake a pie crust. Photo by chelsea kyle, food styling by katherine sacks.