Saturday, July 4, 2009

Fresh Red Raspberry Pie Recipe







This is a fresh Red Raspberry Pie..Berries grow wild in Upstate NY and in the summertime.. as kids,we would go pick them for mom knowing that pie was going to be our treat and reward in the end.... the anticipation of mom's fresh pies baking always seemed to take too long waiting to cool and many of us burned the roof of our mouth Eating Pie ...... A childhood favorite and mom's best recipe.

Crust:

2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt mix together with flour
2/3 cups shortening cut into the flour then add
4 1/2 tablespoons ice water

Mix till dough forms a ball...Roll out on floured board two 9 inch crust and line pie plate.
Brush bottom of crust with 1 tablespoons melted butter.

Filling:

4 cups Berries (Red, Black or Blue) plus 2 tbsp water ( pictured is Red)

1/2 teaspoons cinnamon

5 1/2 tablespoons of flour

1 teaspoons of lemon juice

1 1/4 cups sugar

1 1/2 tablespoons of butter

Mix dry ingredients together, add lemon juice, berries and water. Pour in lined pie crust. Dot with butter..... Cover with top of crust, cut slits, use fork to seal edges, any remaining melted butter, brush top of pie, sprinkle with sugar bake on 400 for 45 minutes.

In Memory of Margaret Ann Fanelli Colenzo.......
 
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