1935 Pie Plant Tarts Recipe - Old Cookbook Show

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Dec. 20, 2021

1935 Pie Plant Tarts Recipe from the Wilken Family Home Cooking Album. I have to admit that I had no clue what a pie Plant Tart was... no idea that Pie Plant is the same as Rhubarb. So what we have here is a rhubarb pie recipe.


Chopped rhubarb/Pie plants 4 Cup (64 tbs) , peeled, cut into very small pieces
Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Eggs 2 , beaten
Flour 2 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Pinch
For pie dough
All purpose flour 345 Gram (2½ cups)
Sugar 1 Tablespoon (15 ml)
Salt 3/4 Teaspoon (3 ml)
Chilled butter 240 Gram (1 cup, cut into ½" cubes)
Ice water 6 Tablespoon (90 ml approx.)


Please watch the video for directions.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 2