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Sugar on Top of Pie Crust?

DaisyM | Dec 1, 2011 11:18 AM

Do you put sugar on top of your pie dough before baking? If so, what kind of sugar are you using? Are you brushing the crust first with cream (or something else) before sprinkling? Does the sugar affect the baking in anyway?

I recently took a pie making class and they did not sprinkle sugar on the crust. I'm wondering if this is just a personal preference or is there a benefit to having the sugar and if the recipe is adjusted in anyway. Thank you!

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