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Make this double crust pie in the spring when juicy rhubarb is at its peak.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
50 mins
bake:
45 mins
total:
1 hr 35 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out half of the pastry and fit into a 9-inch pie plate. Trim to 1/2 inch beyond edge of pie plate for lattice top, or trim even with rim for a two-crust pie.

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  • In mixing bowl, combine 1-1/2 to 2 cups sugar, flour, cinnamon, and salt. Add the rhubarb. Gently toss until coated. (For frozen fruit, let stand for 15 to 30 minutes or until partially thawed, but icy.)

  • In a small bowl, whisk together eggs and cream. Pour over fruit; toss to mix. Transfer to the pasty-lined pie plate.

  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out remaining dough into a 12-inch circle and cut slits for steam to escape or cut into 1/2-inch-wide strips for lattice top. Place pastry over filling and weave strips over top for lattice. Press ends of strips into crust rim and fold bottom pastry over strips. For a two-crust pie, trim top crust to 1/2 inch beyond edge of pie plate; fold extra pastry under bottom pastry and flute edge. If you like, make leaf cutouts from pastry scraps and place on pie; brush top crust with milk and sprinkle with additional sugar.

  • To prevent overbrowning, cover edge of pie with foil. Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 25 minutes for fresh fruit (50 minutes for frozen). Remove foil. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes more or until top is golden. Cool on wire rack. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

451 calories; fat 19g; cholesterol 55mg; carbohydrates 65g; sodium 171mg.
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