Nancy's -EXTRA CREAMY RHUBARB PEAR PIE
|2to2 & 1/2 c||cut up -fresh rhubarb|
|1/2-3/4 c||whipping cream|
|1 c||cut up -fresh pear|
|1||unbaked pie shell|
|sprinkle of cinnamon and a couple dabs of butter.|
I went to my rhubarb patch this morning, 6/22/12 ..thinking to make a litle rhubarb syrup..but was happy to see maybe, enough for a pie.
But while cutting up the rhubarb there was only 2 cups.I needed 3. thinking what to do..I remembered Grandma telling me to add a cut up apple to blueberry pie...for the needed flavor inhancement. No apples.But I just happened to have 2 ripe pears. I Cut up and added to the rhubarb.Perfect..I was ready to make a pie.I wanted to use up whipping cream I had in the refrigerator..A few extra ingredients added, and my "EXTRA CREAMY RHUBARB PEAR PIE" was born!
Make pie crust...put in pie plate.
Sprinkle with cinnamon .
Ad a couple dabs of butter to the top.This makes it's own crunch topping.
Bake 45 minutes.
Cover the crust rim 1/2 way thru..with aluminum.
Refrigerate till serving time.
It needs no whipped cream...
it is baked right in the pie!!
This turned out so creamy,smooth, yummy, sweet, tart flavor with just a touch of cinnamon and vanilla...
A sure winner...
I have made ,many different rhubarb pies in my lifetime.But this recipe will always be number one in my home.
Once you try it..you may agree with me..Nancy 6/22/12