Definitions for "Blind bake"
Keywords:  pie, pastry, bake, crust, beans
To bake pastry or pie shell before it's filled.
To bake a piecrust before it is filled to create a crisper crust. To prevent puffing and slipping during baking, the pastry is lined with foil and filled with pie weights, dry beans or uncooked rice. These are removed shortly before the end of baking time to allow the crust to brown.
to bake a pie shell or pastry before it's filled.