"Prickly Pear and Peach" Walnut Pie

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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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

How to Make "Prickly Pear and Peach" Walnut Pie

Step-by-Step

  • 1Prepare this ahead of time.

    Sugar and Spice Pie Crust
  • 2To 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.
  • 3Cut the top and bottom of the pear and make an incision along the side, about a quarter if an inch deep. Peel off skin.
  • 4Dice 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.
  • 5In 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.
  • 6In a separate mixing bowl, add all the walnut ingredients, stir well.
  • 7In a greased pie dish, place the bottom of your crust. Then dump in all the fruit filling. Spread evenly. Top with the walnut layer.
  • 8Place 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.
  • 9Cover 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.

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About "Prickly Pear and Peach" Walnut Pie

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