Saturday, May 8, 2010

Mothers Day Pie

Mom (melissa) and I made pie yesterday. And then today we ate it.

I Like Pie!!!

Here's the recipe:
4 cups all purpose flour
1 cup shortening
3/4 cup butter
3 Tablespoons white sugar
2 teastpoons salt
1 egg 1/2 cup water

1. in a large mixing bowl, combine all purpose flour, shortening, sugar and salt. Blend together with a pastry cutter until crumbly.

2. In a small bowl, mix egg with water. blend into flour mixture. Chill in refrigerator until ready to use

Rhubarb middle goo stuff:
4 cups chopped rhubarb
1 and 1/3 cups white sugar
6 tablespoons all purpose flour
1 tablespoon butter
1 pie crust

1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 C)

2. combine sugar and flour. sprinkle 1/4 of it over pastry in pie plate. Heap rhubarb over this mixture. Then sprinkle with remaining sugar and flour. dot with small pieces of butter. cover with top crust.

3. Place pie on lowest fack in oven. bake for 15 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F (175 C) and continue baking for 40 to 45 minutes. Serve warm or cold