all the joys that late summer brings, one of our all time favorites
is fresh fruit pies and tarts. This is the time for sweet peach
pies, succulent strawberry pies, blackberry, blueberry, raspberry
and exciting berry combination pies.
our gluten-free universe, tackling the pie season is a little
more difficult due to the challenges of making a perfect gluten-free
crust that will hold all those scrumptious berries and fruit.
Is it possible to create a gluten-free crust that is flaky and
one that will hold together while working with it? Yes, it is.
much experimentation, weve found that mixes available on
the market that produce great gluten-free pie crusts. We use the
Gluten Free Pantrys Perfect Pie Crust mix. Though
easy to prepare, this mix makes a dough that is sometimes a little
sticky. Gluten-free pie dough is similar to wheat pie dough in
that you must work with the dough to get it just right. If its
too wet, add a little gluten-free flour, if its too dry,
add a few drops of water.
found that even if your dough when rolled out does not transfer
to the pie dish in one piece, you can piece it together by pressing
it into the dish and shaping it with your fingers. The baked crust
will turn out the same either way. The chilled dough can be formed
into pie pans or small or large tart pans.
fruit pies, the crust is baked before the fruit mixture is added
and then baked again.
these truly wonderful fruit pie recipes:
Fresh Strawberry Pie
Blackberry Crisp Pie
Blackberry Sour Cream Pie