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Baking Tips

Just Pie is always eager to share tips of the trade with our customers. Although we can't quite give away our family kept secrets, we can definitely share with you simple tricks to make your baking experience run a lot smoother.

Please enjoy these baking tips from Just Pie and our customers.

Pie Baking Tips

Tender and Flaky Pastry - Add one teaspoon of vinegar or lemon juice as part of your liquid for each cup of flour in pastry and pie dough recipes. This won't affect the flavor but will result in more tender baked products. Read more tips...

Cake Baking Tips

Meringue Cakes - Made from beaten egg whites and sugar, meringue is used as a leavening agent in some cake batters or to lighten a souffle or mousse. Baked by themselves into rings or other shapes, meringues make for light and pretty cakes filled with fruit or ice cream. They can be family size or baked as individual servings. A common name for a meringue cake is Pavlova. Read more tips...

Bread Baking Tips

Adding A Little Sweetness -To Add Flavor And Moistness To Bread Dough, Even though you don't need it when making bread, a little sugar can bring out flavor, just as salt can. For added moisture, try honey, maple syrup or regular or dark unsulphured molasses. Read more tips...

Cookies Baking Tips

Frozen Cookies - Too many cookies on your hands? Want to have a large variety of cookies ready-made at your fingertips? Like to have cookie dough around for those last-minute needs? Move those frozen chicken pot pies and cartons of fudge swirl ice cream aside. It's cookie-freezing time! Read more tips...

Cupcakes & Muffins Baking Tips

Avoid Flat Tops - If muffin cups are filled more than 3/4 full the muffins will have flat, 'flying saucer" tops. If sufficient room is not allowed for muffins to expand before reaching the top of the cup the muffin will flatten on top. Read more tips...

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