EASTER PIE..."an ITALIAN PASTTIERA" recipe

2
Nancy J. Patrykus

By
@Finnjin

My Italian friend ANN ,serves this at her annual Easter dinners.
I never heard of this Italian pie..but it was Delicious!
She mailed me the recipe that she had found in a magazine. Maybe in Taste of Home Magazine.
She said it was very close to the one her mother passed on to her.
If you have never tried it...Please do!
you will not be disappointed!

My Easter recipe collection #8

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Cook:
55 Min

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

1 - 2/3 c
flour crust
2 Tbsp
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 c
butter
1/4 c
shortening
2
eggs, slightly beaten
1
15oz. ricotta cheese filling filling
1 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
flour
1/4 tsp
g rated lemon peel
1/4 tsp
grated orange peel and a dash of salt
4
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla
1/3 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/8 tsp
ground cinnamon
dash ground nutmeg

How to Make EASTER PIE..."an ITALIAN PASTTIERA" recipe

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a bowl combine flour,sugar,salt and baking powder, cut the butter & shortening until it resembles small crumbs.
    Add eggs, stir until moistened and mix forms a ball.
    Cover & refrigerate for 1 hour.
    On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough to a 10 inch circle.
    Place in a 9 inch pie plate, fluted crust.Refrigerate.
  • 2For filling beat the ricotta, sugar and flour in a mixing bowl.
    Add grated peels and salt. Beat until smooth.
    In a another bowl, beat eggs until thick and lemon colored, about 5 minutes, slowely fold into ricotta mixture.
    Gently mix in remaing ingredients.
    Pour into crust.
    Bake at 350 for 55 minutes, or until a knife inserted near the center, comes out clean.
    Cool.
    Store in the refrigerator. Serves 6-8 servings.

Printable Recipe Card

About EASTER PIE..."an ITALIAN PASTTIERA" recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtag: #Ethnic




Show 14 Comments & Reviews

Magic Crust Custard Pie Recipe

Magic Crust Custard Pie

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Easy custard pie recipe that is made in the blender and magically creates a crust! Click here for the Magic Crust Custard Pie recipe!

7 Must-make Pumpkin Pie Recipes

7 Must-Make Pumpkin Pie Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Packed with pumpkin flavor, here are 7 must-make pumpkin pie recipes your family will fall in love with.

23 Homemade Pecan Pie Recipes

23 Homemade Pecan Pie Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

From the classic pie to new dessert twists, these absolutely delicious and homemade pecan pie recipes need to go in your recipe box ASAP!