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Apricot-Pineapple Pie - 2

Cuisine: German
Courses: Pies
Serves: 8 people
Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Recipe Ingredients

1 1/2 cups 355mlDried apricots
1 1/2 cups 355mlWater
6 tablespoons 90mlSugar
1 can  Crushed pineapple - (8 oz)
1 1/2 tablespoons 22mlCornstarch
3 tablespoons 45mlButter
  Pastry for 8" double pie - crust

Recipe Instructions

This filling is intense and sweet-tart, like the traditional apricot-pineapple jam.

With knife or kitchen shears, cut each apricot into quarters. Put apricots in saucepan, add water, bring to boil, cover and cook over medium heat 10 minutes. Add sugar and cook 5 minutes more. Drain, reserving 3/4 cup juice. Set apricots aside. Drain crushed pineapple, reserving 1/4 cup juice. Set pineapple aside.

In mixing bowl, dissolve cornstarch in reserved pineapple juice. Add reserved apricot juice. Put mixed juices in saucepan, add dash salt and cook over medium heat until mixture thickens, stirring continually.

Mix drained apricots and pineapple thoroughly. Mix with thickened juices and pour into unbaked pie shell. Dot with butter. Cover with top crust, crimp edges and pierce with fork. Bake at 400F for 25 minutes.

"The Cobbler Crusade" by Irene Ritter


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