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Winter Fruit Deep Dish Pie

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Ingredients
  Canned sliced peaches 29 Ounce (1 Can, Undrained)
  Canned purple plums 16 Ounce, drained, pitted, quartered
  Chopped nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Dark Or Golden)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
For biscuit pastry
  All purpose flour/Unbleached / self rising flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Dairy sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Heat oven to 400°F.
In 2 1/2-quart shallow oval baking dish or casserole, combine all filling ingredients.
Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off.
In medium bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt Using pastry blender or fork, cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Stir in sour cream until blended.
On floured surface, toss dough lightly to coat with flour Knead 8 to 10 times.
Roll lighdy into oval slightly smaller than casserole, about 1/2-inch thick.
Trim edges.
Flute edge, if desired.
Using biscuit cutter, cut 1 or 2-inch circle in center of pastry or cut a decorative design using small cookie cutters.
Top fruit mixture with pastry.
(Edge of pastry should not touch sides of casserole.) Brush pastry lightly with milk; sprinkle with sugar Bake at 400°F. for 35 to 45 minutes or until pastry is dark golden brown.
Cool at least 20 to 30 minutes before serving.
Serve with cream or ice cream, if desired

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Winter
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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