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Rhubarb Cream Pie

Rhubarb Cream Pie

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep 40 mins
  • Bake 40 mins

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Ingredients

  • 1 recipe Pastry for Single-Crust Pie (see recipe below)
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 slightly beaten eggs
  • 4 cups sliced fresh rhubarb or frozen sliced rhubarb, thawed and drained
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter

Directions

  1. On a lightly floured surface, use your hands to slightly flatten Pastry for Single-Crust Pie. Roll dough from center to edge into a circle about 12 inches in diameter. To transfer pastry, wrap it around the rolling pin. Unroll pastry into a 9-inch pie plate. Ease pastry into pie plate, being careful not to stretch pastry. Trim pastry to 1/2 inch beyond edge of pie plate. Fold under extra pastry. Crimp edge as desired. Do not prick pastry.
  2. In large bowl, stir together the 1-1/2 cups sugar, the 1/4 cup flour, and the nutmeg.
  3. Add eggs and blend well. Gently stir in the rhubarb. Turn the mixture into piecrust.
  4. In a small bowl, stir together the 1/2 cup flour and the 1/4 cup sugar. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over top of pie.
  5. Cover edge of pie with foil to prevent overbrowning. Bake in a 400 degree F oven for 20 minutes. Remove foil. Bake for 20 miniutes more or until topping is golden. Makes 8 servings.

Pastry for Single-Crust Pie

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 4 - 5 tablespoons cold water

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, stir together flour and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening until pieces are pea size. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of water over part of the mixture; gently toss with a fork. Push moistened dough to the side of the bowl. Repeat moistening dough, using 1 tablespoon water at a time, until all the dough is moistened. Form dough into a ball.

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