How to Save a Cracked Piecrust

March 31, 2011 | By | Comments (0)

When you're making a pie from scratch, few things are more frustrating than a cracked crust that won't seem to mend. But you can still save your piecrust, and all it takes is a little bit of water and sugar.

 

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It's likely that your piecrust cracked because it was too dry. To repair the tear, lightly brush the crust with ice water, then sprinkle it generously with granulated sugar, and press the crust together until it adheres.

 

Click here to find out how to prevent tears from happening in the first place.

 

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