Sunday, April 6, 2008

~ In the Mood for Pie ~

I was in the mood for pie the other day so I pulled out some rhubarb that I had in the freeze and I had some other frozen berries such as strawberries and I whipped up a glaze pie. I used my huckleberry pie recipe and a new crust recipe, because I am always looking for that perfect crust and have not found it yet, and I may never. This one was ok, but I think that it would have been better with a cream or chocolate based pie and not a fruit pie.

2 cups flour
1/2 cup butter, COLD and diced
2 T. powdered sugar
1 egg, beaten
1 t. vanilla
2 T. chilled water

I put the flour, butter and sugar in a food processor and pulsed it a few time to break up the butter. add the egg vanilla and water and pulse a few more times to bring together.

Remove the dough from the processor onto some plastic wrap and wrap tightlyand place the dough in the refrigeratorfor at least 20 minutes. roll out dough on a floured surface until it is large enough for a 9" pie pan. place the dough into the pan, crimp edges as desired. prick bottom with a for and blind bake in the at 400F for 10 minutes or until golden. fill with prepared pie filling and chill.


Anonymous said...

Yum! (Why do I always find myself saying "yum" and getting hungry when I read your blog?!!)

Shayne said...

Thank you teacher patti

Neen said...

Looks great! This was on my plan for this weekend as well, but the grocery store only had sad, limp rhubarb. Sigh. Maybe later this week...

Warda said...

Oh!!! I love tarts/pies.Not a big Rhubarb fan but I love strawberries when they are sweet. How would you describe your "out of this world" crust, my dear Shayne?

Bon Voyage! And have fun, fun, fun!

winedeb said...

Pie, or really looks like a torte to me...delicious!

Shayne said...

I guess your right it was more like a tart then a pie.