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I just made my pie crust and put it in the fridge to chill/rest. I forgot to add the sugar and salt, can it be saved or do I need to start over?

Pie crust

asked by Lydia M Sternfeld over 2 years ago

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Gabi Benedit
added over 2 years ago

I would add it sooner rather than later! You will end up with a tougher crust (from overmixing), but easier to incorporate when it's more rather than less pliable. Personally, I would start over.

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Lydia M Sternfeld
added over 2 years ago

Thank you :/

1071292522
added over 2 years ago

I suggest you make another batch with the correct quantities for the pies you will be serving to party guests.

I'd freeze the incorrect batch for another time and possibly for a dish that isn't as sensitive to the properly seasoned crust (like cheese twists or something else).

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Lydia M Sternfeld
added over 2 years ago

Great advice, thank you. I've already made a second batch. I'll freeze the first for something else.