Pie Weights 1.32lb Baking Beans
Baking pie has never been this convenient with these Pie Weights! Each set comes with approximately 1.32 lbs of baking beans for baking the pie crust! Pie is one of the most popular baked goods out there and its most important component is the crust. It is what determines if the pie will hold together or not. Aside from the crust, a pie consists of the filling but sometimes, the crust is not able to cook through because of it. This is why it is best to bake the crust without the filling first for a few minutes.
Serves as Weights
The problem is that the crust can crack and puff up if there isn’t any weight on top of it. This is because the heat will cause it to puff and without weights to hold it down, it will continue to do so. However, you should not just use any weights to hold the crust down. You still have to make sure that they are in fact safe for the oven. This is the purpose of this pie weight. Each pack comes with about 1.32 lbs of baking beans and this is enough to fill about two pie pans. As you bake the crust. The beans will keep the crust down and allow it to crisp uniformly.
Food-Safe and Non-Toxic
The best part is that the beans are each about 0.046 ounces each. You can divide the beans per crust depending on the weight you need for the size of the pie. The good thing is that you don’t have to worry about it contaminating your food. These beans are definitely food-safe and non-toxic too. They are also reusable and all you have to do is wash them thoroughly first before each use. They are also safe for use inside the oven and it even comes with a storage container. Finally, this way, you won’t lose them.