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Monday, November 14, 2011

♥ Old Fashioned Raisin Pie ♥

2 cups raisins
2 cups water
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar (OR lemon juice)
1 tablespoon butter
1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie

1. Combine raisins and water in a small saucepan. Boil 5 minutes. Blend brown sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, and salt together; add to hot raisins. Cook and stir until syrup is clear. Remove from heat, and stir in vinegar and butter or margarine. Cool slightly.

2. Turn filling into a pastry lined pan. Cover with top crust. Seal edges, and cut slits in the top crust.

3. Bake at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes.

Serves 8.

1 comment:

Marlena said...

Oh, thank you for this recipe - I love raisin pie and haven't found one I thought was right and this one is!