Monday, March 3, 2008

Fruit pie


INGREDIENTS

1-1/2 cup all-purpose flour
2 tbs brown sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
4 tablespoons unsalted butter (cut in to cubes)
5 tablespoons shortening (cut in to cubes)
1/4 cup ice cold water



Keep butter & shortening into freezer for about 20 minutes.

Take all-purpose flour, brown sugar, salt and baking powder into the bowl ans mix well.

Mix butter and shortening cubes to above flour mixture with fork ( do not over mix)

Sprinkle with ice water untill all the flour comes together ( dough must not be wet)

Place this dough into plastic wrap , chill in refrigerator for a 20 to 30 minutes.

Remove from refrigerator and press the dough in to pie pan

place foil above the dough and add cup of dry beans ( blind baking)

bake at preheated 350 oven for 25 to 30 min and cool



For fruit topping
1 cup apples
1 cup pineapples
2 tbs butter
1 tsp cornstarch or all purpose flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
Method
Heat pan add butter when butter melts add fruits cook for 5 min then add brown sugar and cook on a low flame untill apples become soft , sprinkle with flour or cornstarch to make it thick, mix well and pour on cooled crust .
refrigerate for 1 hour
DONE

28 comments:

Asha said...

That is so easy and looks mouthwatering. Quick dessert!:)

Namratha said...

Wow, looks yummy and a very easy recipe, good one!

Purnima said...

Sagari, this not only looks yummy is eggless too! Wow..it sure takes some of the time in freezing, all the same, result is awesome! Your blog is lovely and loved the dishes displayed on R.H.S vertical bar!

Seema said...

Nice & easy dessert.. Love this pie!

Kalai said...

Delicious!! Love fruit pies! :)

Ramya's Mane Adige said...

oh wow! the pie looks gorgeous!!! Love the first pic

Kate / Kajal said...

i've never used shortening before. Dunno if it really makes a diff in the crust. This looks yummy !

chithra said...

sagari, good effort dear...for this great efforts and creations i would like to pass "E for excellent award"
!! .please pick tht award from my site.

Uma said...

wow, so colorful and yummy fruit pie. Love the easy way of preparation.

Lavanya Raj said...

fruits over there are very much temptfull...great job..

Pravs said...

look delicious and colorful.

jayasree said...

Mouthwatering pie... That too eggless. Loved it. Have a surprise for you at my blog

Saswati said...

very colourful looking fruit pie sagari and seems so easy to make!

Rachel said...

Very few ingredients and the pie looks a handful! Great fruit pie!

easycrafts said...

Simple and nice one

Jayashree said...

Wow!!! Can I have some....pretty please???

sunita said...

That's a very pretty looking dessert

Happy cook said...

With all that fruit it looks so delicious. Yumm

Rosie said...

This is one scrummy looking fruit pie!!!! When I first saw your fruit pie pic as my window opened on my computer, I gasped at its beauty Sagari!! Great Bake :D

Rosie x

Aparna said...

A beautiful pie yet so simple to make. I do like pies with apples.:D

Laavanya said...

I've not tried making pies before - this looks delicious and very easy too.

Sig said...

Easy and delicious Pie... I love the way you always post those step-by-step pics Sagari... very helpful

vandana rajesh said...

A great looking pie sagari. Would love to try it. I am sure it can be a good way to get my daughter to eat some fruits without cribs.

Dhivya said...

tempting pie sagari...fruit pie sounds great too

Nithu said...

Hey, It looks amazing. Yumm too

Archy said...

wow.. wonderfull fruit pie.. Eggless.. yummy.. surely give a try..
Nice pic Sagari !!

AnuSriram said...

Looks awesome... Gr8 recipe! Delicious! Excellent! Superb! gr8 photo- looks tempting..

Pearlsofeast said...

Hi Sagari , looking for pie crust recipe,ur pie crust ingredients sounds great, i am going to try out soon.