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King Arthur Flour's Fruit Pies

Classic Techniques, Creative Flavors
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Elevate your dessert game with the best pies around!

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  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
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  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Melanie Wanders
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

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Experiment with new fillings, learn whole grain and nut crusts and create impressive embellishments for bakery-worthy results. King Arthur Flour pastry instructor Melanie Wanders’ sophisticated fruit pies are sure to make you popular.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Pie Crust
Meet Melanie Wanders and start class by learning the delicate ratio of fat to flour, key to the perfect crust. Then find out how to make both one- and two-stage crusts, and work with alternate fats and flours.
2. Plum-Hazelnut Crostata
3. Salted Caramel Apple Pie
4. Brandied Cherry & Almond Pie
5. Roasted Peach Pie
6. Blackberry & White Chocolate Cream Pie

Taught by

Melanie Wanders
Melanie Wanders
Melanie Wanders has been a pastry instructor for King Arthur Flour since 2011. She received her Culinary Arts and Management degree from the Culinary Institute of America. And she worked for Alice Waters' Chez Panisse before taking over ganache production at L.A. Burdick Chocolates. She apprenticed under Austrian Master Pastry Chef Markus Faerbinger and continued on to work at Stadt-Café in Germany. Before her tenure at King Arthur, she owned Chocolaterie Wanders, a Washington, D.C., artisan chocolate shop.

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