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Old-Fashioned Raisin Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Old-Fashioned Raisin Pie, by , is from Aelred and Rita Wagner Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Wil Wagner
Added: Sunday, July 16, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups raisins
2 cups water
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon white vinegar
1 tablespoon butter
Pastry for 9 inch double crust
1 egg, beaten

Directions:
Directions:
Combine raisins and water in a saucepan and boil for five minutes, stirring occasionally. Blend together sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and salt. Add to raisins and cook over medium heat, stirring until juices are clear. Remove from heat and stir in butter and vinegar. Cool slightly. Turn into pastry-lined pie plate. Cut pastry for top into lattice strips and cover top of raisin filling in lattice pattern. Brush pastry with beaten egg. Bake in preheated 425 oven for about 30 minutes or until golden brown.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is the closest recipe for raisin pie that I have found to what Grandma DuCharme use to make. It is delicious.

 

 

 

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