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sweet strawberry rhubarb pie

★★★★★ 4
a recipe by
Paula Todora
Blue Eye, AR

A sweet fruit pie with a touch of tangy rhubarb - once you try this combination of fruits you too will be hooked on this pie

★★★★★ 4
serves 8
prep time 40 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For sweet strawberry rhubarb pie

  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 3/4 c
  • 4 Tbsp
    ice cold water
  • 2 c
    rhubarb, cleaned and sliced
  • 2 c
    fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1 c
  • 1/3 c
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 1 Tbsp

How To Make sweet strawberry rhubarb pie

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • 2
    To make crust, blend flour and salt in a bowl. Cut shortening into flour until coarse crumbs form. Add water, 1 T. at a time, until mixture holds together. Form into 2 balls, wrap in plastic wrap and chill while making filling.
  • 3
    In a saucepan over medium low heat, cook rhubarb and strawberries, covered, 10 minutes. Add lemon juice and stir.
  • 4
    Combine sugar and cornstarch and add to saucepan. Stir and cook, uncovered, 10 minutes, or until thick and bubbly. Cool in pan.
  • 5
    Roll out 1 portion of pie crust on a floured board and fill pie pan. Pour filling over crust. Roll out second portion of pie crust and top. Cut slits in top and crimp.
  • 6
    Brush top with a beaten egg and sprinkle with 1 Tablespoon sugar.
  • 7
    Bake 30 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake an additional 10-15 minutes, until filling is bubbly and top has lightly browned. Cool.

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