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Old Fashioned Fruit Pie

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  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

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.

11 Serve warm with cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 271 Calories from Fat 67

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g11.6%

Saturated Fat 3.5 g17.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 14.2 mg4.7%

Sodium 13.5 mg0.6%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.8%

Dietary Fiber 5.9 g23.7%

Sugars 34.7 g

Protein 2 g3.5%

Vitamin A 4.1% Vitamin C 261.9%

Calcium 8.6% Iron 2.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Old Fashioned Fruit Pie Recipe