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Barb is asking: (2 answers)
custard pie bottom shell, how do you make it so the crust doesn't get soggy. Mine did now I want to fix it. It was my first try at this, custard tasted really good. Just the crust and sogginess....

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Last updated: Sep. 17, 2013 8:11 pm
Posted: Sep. 17, 2013 7:54 pm
 
Answered by: Linda
Sep. 17, 2013 7:59 pm
I always pre cook my crust until its almost done, put the filling in and cook as normal.
 
Answered by: Ed Canipelli
Sep. 17, 2013 8:01 pm
Probably should have blind baked the crust prior to adding the custard. What this means is to take your pie crust and bake it for a short period of time before add the custard. If you need additional info on blind baking, let us know.
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Connie-O
Sep. 17, 2013 8:02 pm
http://allrecipes.com/recipe/grandmas-egg-custard-pie/
 
Connie-O
Sep. 17, 2013 8:03 pm
Then recipe above suggests "painting" the crust with an egg wash before adding the custard.
 
Sep. 17, 2013 8:11 pm
Blind baking with an egg wash will seal the crust so it will not get soggy.
 
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