Category: Pies

Frozen Key Lime Pie

For the Crust: 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup sugar 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, melted For the Filling: 6 extra-large egg yolks, at room temperature 1/4 cup sugar 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 2 tablespoons grated lime zest 3/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice (4 to 5 limes) For the Decoration:…


Plum Torte

ingredients 3/4 cup PLUS 1 or 2 tablespoons sugar 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter 1 cup all-purpose flour, sifted 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 eggs Pinch salt 24 halves pitted Italian (aka prune or purple) plums 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, or more Vanilla ice cream, optional preparation 1. Arrange a rack in the lower…


Raspberry Blueberry Pie

Absolutely delicious! The combination of raspberry/blueberry was perfect!. 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour Pinch of salt 1/2 cup chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 6 tablespoons chilled solid vegetable shortening, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1/4 cup sour cream or plain yogurt 3 tablespoons ice water Nonstick vegetable oil spray for the pie plate 3…


Lemon Ice Box Pie

This is a delicious, easy to make dessert. Everyone said it was the best lemon pie/tart they had ever eaten. Eagle Brand condensed milk is sweetened and the resulting flavour is the perfect mix of tart and sweet. 14 whole graham crackers, broken 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted Two…


Deep Dish Sour Cream Apple Pie

This is an extra-deep pie, made in a springform pan. The sides of the apple pie are more than 2 inches deep, so there’s plenty of filling. The crunchy, buttery brown-sugar crumb on top is lightly accented with cinnamon.


Berry Yogurt Pie

MAKES ONE 9-INCH PIE INGREDIENTS For the crust 1 1/2 cups crushed graham wafers 3 tablespoons granulated sugar 6 tablespoons melted butter or margarine For the yogurt filling 1 cup thick greek yogurt, 1 cup cream cheese, 3 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract For the topping raspberries and blueberries, or any fruit you…


Peach Blueberry Pie

Makes one 9-inch pie Crust: 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour ½ cup whole wheat flour 2 tablespoons granulated sugar ¾ teaspoon salt 1 cup unsalted butter 2 teaspoons white vinegar 3 tablespoons ice-cold water Peach Filling: 3 lbs fresh ripe peaches, halved, pitted and cut into 3/4-inch wedges 1 cup blueberries ¾ cup granulated sugar…


Berry Crisp

Berries: 1 pint blueberries 1 pint raspberries 1/3 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/2 cup tart cherriess or 1/4 cup tart cherry juice or 1/4 cup water 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest Streusel Topping: ½ cup all-purpose flour ¾ cup firmly packed light brown sugar ½ cup slivered almonds ¼…


Sour Cherry Pie with Lattice Crust

ingredients Crust: 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 tablespoon sugar 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 5 tablespoons ice water Filling: 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon salt 5 cups whole pitted sour cherries 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract…


CHOCOLATE PUDDING PIE

Graham Wafer Crust 18 single graham wafers (about 1 1/2 cup crumbs) 6 tablespoons butter or margarine 3 tablespoons white or brown sugar (just buy a box of graham crumbs instead of messing up the food processor,) break wafers into chunks, Use a food processor, the steel blade until coarse crumbs are formed. Add butter…


Mixed Berry Tart

The pastry dough is somewhat crumbly but will hold together with a little kneading. When baking the crust, watch carefully so it does not get too brown. If it starts to darken, place a piece of aluminum foil around the rim. Ingredients: For the pastry: • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour • 1/4 cup granulated…


Blueberry Ice Cream Pie

Almond-Brown Sugar Crust 1 1/2 cups slivered almonds 2 Tbsp. packed light brown sugar 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted • Blueberry Sauce 3 cups blueberries, rinsed, well drained, and carefully picked over for damaged berries 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1 tsp. cornstarch 1/4 tsp. kosher salt 1 tsp. grated lemon zest…


SOUR CHERRY CROSTATA

SOUR CHERRY CROSTATA This beautiful tart features a pastry the Italians call pasta frolla — the texture of the dough is more like cookie dough than traditional French-style pastry. The lattice crust is surprisingly easy to make because it doesn’t require weaving the strips. For pastry 1 1/2 sticks (3/4 cup) unsalted butter, softened 1/3…


RASPBERRY-CHOCOLATE TART

RASPBERRY-CHOCOLATE TART This dessert has a baked chocolate-cookie crust and a chilled light-and-fluffy filling of pureed fresh raspberries folded into whipped mascarpone cheese. Crust 2 cups chocolate wafer cookie crumbs (about 8 ounces plain chocolate wafers) 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, melted 1/4 cup sugar Filling 1 1/2-pint container fresh raspberries 1/2 cup sugar…


Graham Wafer Crust

18 single graham wafers (about 1 1/2 cup crumbs) 6 tablespoons butter or margarine 3 tablespoons white or brown sugar break wafers into chunks, Use a food processor, the steel blade until coarse crumbs are formed. Add butter or margarine, and sugar process a few seconds longer, until blended. Put into the bottom and up…


Linzertorte

1 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 lemon 1 cup unblanched whole almonds 1 cup confectioners’ sugar, plus extra for dusting 3/4 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 3 large egg yolks 1 1/2 cups raspberry jam 1 tablespoon whole milk Method 1. Sift…


apple crostata

For the pastry (2 tarts): 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup granulated or superfine sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 pound very cold unsalted butter, diced 1/4 cup ice water For the filling (1 tart): 4 granny smith apples 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4…


Praline Peach Pie

Ingredients: Crust · 1 cup whole almonds (with skins) · 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour · 1/2 cup sugar · 1/4 tsp salt · 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cut into pieces and chilled · 5 tbsp ice cold water Filling · 1/2 cup sugar · 3 tbsp whipping cream · 3 lb. fresh peaches,…


Frozen Chocolate Turtle Pie

Chocolate Wafer Crust: 1 1/4 cups chocolate wafer crumbs 1 cup pecans, lightly toasted and finely chopped 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted Ice Cream Filling: 1 pint premium vanilla ice cream, softened 5 ounces Vanilla Caramels, coarsely chopped (about 1 cup) 1/2 cup chopped pecans Caramel Layer: 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar 2 tablespoons…


BLACK-BOTTOM RASPBERRY CREAM PIE

The “black bottom” is a layer of chocolate pudding — plus a chocolate cookie crust. The pie must be chilled overnight before the topping is added. Crust Nonstick vegetable oil spray 1 3/4 cups crushed chocolate wafer cookies (about 30 cookies from one 9-ounce package) 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted 1/4 cup sugar…


SOUR CHERRY CRISP

“A cherry crisp using sour pie cherries that has an oatmeal crunch topping. This is delicious warm from the oven with ice cream. Fresh, frozen, or canned cherries may be used.” INGREDIENTS: · 4 cups pitted sour cherries · 1 1/2 cups white sugar · 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour · · 1 1/2 cups all-purpose…


The Best Cherry Pie

Sour Cherry Pie MAKES 1 9″ PIE With their complex, tart flavor, sour cherries make the best pie filling. This recipe is an adaptation of one that appears in Rose Levy Beranbaum’s definitive The Pie and Pastry Bible (Scribner, 1998). FOR THE PASTRY: 2 cups plus 3 tbsp. pastry flour 1/4 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp….


White Chocolate Raspberry Tart

This is so easy to amke and very delicious. I make it every summer. A decadent tart that is especially easy to make. The mascarpone gives it a slight bite which makes it seem less rich when you eat it. ½ cup (125 mL) whipping cream 1 lb (500 g) white chocolate ½ cup (125…