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Baking frozen berry pies

For the first time, I made and frozen some unbaked blackberry pies this summer. I want to bake them for Labor Day. From your own experience, which is best: thawing before baking or baking frozen pies straight from the freezer? Method, oven temp and bake my time all appreciated!

asked by JadeTree about 2 years ago

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BerryBaby
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added about 2 years ago

Are the pies in a glass Pyrex pan or metal?

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JadeTree
added about 2 years ago

Metal.

Nancy
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added about 2 years ago

Bake directly from freezer...otherwise filling can weep as it thaws and make for a soggy crust.
Bake about 15-20 min in 450F oven, then reduce heat to 375 and bake another 20-30 min until crust is browned.

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JadeTree
added about 2 years ago

This is what I did and it worked perfectly! It took close to 40 minutes at 375 in my mom's oven, but it's easy to just watch it. Thanks so much!

Nancy
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added about 2 years ago

Glad the baking worked well for you :)

Shuna Lydon
added about 2 years ago

Consider placing pie pan on a metal "cookie sheet," fitted with a piece of parchment paper, or aluminum foil. Frozen pies can leak a bit, and it's treacherous cleaning those bits off the bottom of your oven...

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