bake blind, to

Definition

Food

  • To bake an unfilled pastry case in a tin by lining the inside with foil or greaseproof paper and filling this with dried beans or grain so as to prevent the case losing its shape. After the pastry has set, the filling is removed and the pastry case is finished in the oven.
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