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Old Fashioned Fruit Pie

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Ingredients
  Firm pears 4
  Tart apples 4
  Lemon 1 , juiced
  Pastry 1 (For A Two Crust Pie)
  Dark brown sugar 4 Tablespoon
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Grated nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Orange rind 1⁄2 , grated
  Raisins 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Heavy cream 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1 Peel the apples and pears;coar them and slice thickly.
2 Add a little lemon juice to water and soak the fruits in it.
3 Prepare the pastry using your favourite recipe and line a 9-inch pie dish with it.
4 In a bowl,combine brown sugar, flour, nutmeg and cinnamon, and rub some of this mixture into pastry lining.
5 Add orange rind to the remaining sugar mixture.
6 Spread sliced apples and pears on the bottom of the pastry shell and sprinkle with a few cho pped raisins and some sugar mixture.
7 Repeat the layers until the pie shell is filled.
8 Sprinkle over some orange juice and dot with butter.
9 Fix the top crust over the filling by prssing the edges together or fluting them.
10 Make slits in the crust for the steam to escape and bake at 400 degrees farenheit in the oven for 35 to 40 minutes.

SERVING
11 Serve warm with cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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