"Prickly Pear and Peach" Walnut Pie

Tiffany Bannworth

By
@MissAnubis

We enjoy this so much, it was gone in one sitting.

We had to cut half slices, so everyone could get a second piece.

Serve with your favorite whipped cream. I have a Ginger Whipped Cream recipe you may enjoy, as well.


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Serves:

1 pie

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

CRUST

1
sugar and spice pie crust, see recipe

FRUITING FILLING

2
prickly pears
3/4 c
peaches, sliced
1/2 c
dark brown sugar
1 pinch
salt
1/4 stick
butter, diced into small cubes
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
allspice
1/4 tsp
ginger

WALNUT FILLING

1/2 c
walnuts, chopped
1/4 c
dark corn syrup
1
egg yolk
2 Tbsp
brown sugar

TOPPING

1
egg white
1 Tbsp
turbinado sugar
colored sugar, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare this ahead of time.

Sugar and Spice Pie Crust
2
To prepare a prickly pear, either sand the outside of the pear or if you bought it in the grocery store, they already do this. I do not, so I run the risk of getting little thorns in my hand. You can wear a glove also, but I do not.
3
Cut the top and bottom of the pear and make an incision along the side, about a quarter if an inch deep. Peel off skin.
4
Dice fruit. You may remove seeds, but they are edible. It will greatly reduce your amount of fruit, but I prefer to do so. It is not necessary.
5
In a mixing bowl, mix all the fruit ingredients in a bowl. Set aside for 20 minutes, allow the fruit to macerate and the flavors to marry.
6
In a separate mixing bowl, add all the walnut ingredients, stir well.
7
In a greased pie dish, place the bottom of your crust. Then dump in all the fruit filling. Spread evenly. Top with the walnut layer.
8
Place the top of your crust on. Paint the exposed crust with egg white and sprinkle on additional turbinado sugar. I also did a Mickey Mouse motif and added orange sugar for the fall.
9
Cover entire pie with tin foil. Place in a a 350F oven for 30 minutes. Then remove foil and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes, until a nice golden brown pit crust is accomplished.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: For Kids