Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Patsy Fowler

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@hellchell1

Yum pie.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

1 Hr 30 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Method:

Convection Oven

Ingredients

1-1/2 lb
strawberries, hulled and quartered (5 cups)
1-1/2 lb
rhubarb, sliced 1/2 inch thick (5 cups)
1 c
sugar, plus more for sprinkling
1/4 c
cornstarch
1 pinch
salt
flakey pie dough

FLAKEY PIE DOUGH

2-1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1-1/2 stick
cold unsalted butter, cut into 1/2 inch dice
1/4 c
lard (2 ozs) frozen and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
1/2 c
ice water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat the oven to 375 and position a rack in the lower third.
2
In a bowl toss the strawberries and rhubarb with 1 cup of sugar, the cornstarch and the salt.
3
Roll out the larger piece of flakey pie dough to a 13-inch round, about 1/8 inch thick.
4
Line a 9-1/2x1-3/4 inch glass plate with the dough. Brush the overhang with water and spoon in the filling.
5
Roll out the smaller piece of dough to a 12-inch round and lay it over the filling, press the edges together.
6
Trim the overhang to 1/2 inch, fold it under itself and crimp. Lightly brush the top with water and sprinkle with sugar. Cut a few slits for steam to escape.
7
Bake the pie until the filling is bubbling and the crust is golden brown, about 2 hours.
8
Cover the edge of the pie with foil if it begins to darken. Let cool for 5 hours at room temperature before serving.
9
For Flakey Pie Dough: In a food processor, pulse the flour and salt. Add the butter and lard and pulse 5 or 6 times until they are the size of peas.
10
Drizzle on the ice water and pulse just until the crumbs are moistened.
11
Press the dough into a ball. Divide the dough into 2 pieces one slightly smaller then the other.
12
Flatten into disks, wrap in plastic and refrigerate until firm at least 30 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American