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Fresh-Berry Pie

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Ingredients
  Pastry 1
  Fresh blackberries/Fresh raspberries, or blueberries 2 Pint
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1 Dash
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Egg yolk 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Form the pastry into a ball and divide in half.
2) Over lightly floured surface, roll out half of pastry into an 11-inch circle.
3) Line a 9-inch pie plate, with the rolled pastry.
4) Place the pie plate in refrigerator with the remaining pastry until ready to use.
5) Preheat the oven to 400F.

MAKING
6) In a large bowl, place the berries and dredge with lemon juice.
7) In another bowl, mix together sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.
8) Mix the flour mixture with the berries, and toss lightly to combine.
9) Transfer the berry mixture into pastry-lined pie plate, mounding in center.
10) Mark the berry mixture with butter.
11) Over lightly floured surface, roll out remaining pastry into an 11-inch circle.
12) Using a sharp knife, make several slits near center, for steam vents.
13) Place the rolled pastry over the filling.
14) Gently fold edge of top crust under bottom crust; press together, and crimp decoratively.

FINALIZING
15) In a cup, beat egg yolk with 1 tablespoon water.
16) Using brush lightly apply egg mixture over the top crust.
17) Bake in the oven for 45 to 50 minutes, or until juices start to bubble through steam vents and crust is golden- brown.
18) Allow to cool on wire rack at least 1 hour.

SERVING
19) Slice and cut into wedge and serve warm with scoop of ice cream if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Crispy
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Raspberry
Interest: 
Kids, Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
110 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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