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Homemade Pear Pie

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Ingredients
  Pastry 1 (For 2-Crust 9-Inch Pie, Unbaked)
  Pears 5
  Sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ground mace 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Quick-cooking tapioca 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Fresh orange juice 3 Tablespoon
  Fresh lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Line 9-inch pie pan with pastry.
Slice peeled and cored pears into pastry, heaping pears somewhat in center of pie.
Combine sugar, salt, mace, ginger, and tapioca.
Sprinkle over pears.
Add orange and lemon juice.
Dot with butter.
Cover with top crust, vent, flute rim.
Bake in preheated oven (425°F.) for 40 to 50 minutes, or until pears are tender.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pear
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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