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To release steam, Victorian bakers placed whimsical ceramics in their pastries.
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In this article we cover two important topics: How to use a pie bird and ... what the heck is a pie bird? Learn more at Bakepedia.
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What are pie birds? Also known as pie funnels, the ceramic vents are nestled into a filled pie’s center, then covered by a top sheet of dough. But do you really need a pie bird to make a great pie?
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A pie bird is a hollow ceramic tool, usually shaped like a bird, placed in the middle of a pie before baking. Steam escapes through the bird so instead of a soggy crust, you have a crispy crust
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They're cute and collectible, but do pie birds really have a purpose? Read on to find out how to use a pie bird and where to buy one.
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You read that right. Pie birds are a real thing and can improve your bake.
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7 pie funnels. I knew they would come in handy for something one day.
3 · 50 minutes · This simple pie is a perfect way to showcase the natural sweetness of flavor of fresh blueberries.
- • 2 pints Blueberries, fresh
Baking & Spices
- • 1/3 cup Flour
- • 2 tsp Sanding sugar optional
- • 1/4 cup White sugar
Bread & Baked Goods
- • 2 Pie crusts
- • 1/3 cup Cream cheese optional
Mrs. Anderson's Pie Bird blends a centuries-old fairy tale rhyme with baking pies. This whimsical pie bird, also known as a pie vent, pie funnel, pie chimney, or pie whistle, allows steam to escape from the juices of meat and fruit pies while they bake to prevent the pie fillings from bubbling over and baking onto the racks or oven floor. Steam escapes through the bird's vented beak while the flat base adds stability during use. This hero of baking accessories works hard to keep delicious…
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