Reduce Overflowing in Fruit Pies

When I bake fruit filled pies such as Blueberry, after adding the top crust as well as cutting slits in the top crust, I take a piece of tube type pasta and insert it in the center of my pie crust. This will let the steam out and keep the filling in the pie.,

Source: My Mom

By JodiT from Aurora, CO

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December 29, 20100 found this helpful

Great tip.Thanks.

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December 30, 20100 found this helpful

That's a cool idea!

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December 21, 20120 found this helpful

I do this but also add a thin layer of coarse chrushed cornflakes to the bottom crust before adding the filling. This helps the bottom by cutting the sogginess.

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