Aunt Shirley's Dietetic Pie

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

You 'd never guess from tasting this pie that it is sugar-free. You can use this basic recipe with any fruit -from apples to blackberries. Just remember: the sweeter the fruit, the sweeter the baked pie will be.

INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Bring 3/4 cup water to a boil. In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and 1/4 cup cold water. Whisk this mixture into the boiling water. Reduce heat and stir until mixture is thickened, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Stir butter or margarine and aspartame into cornstarch mixture. Add cinnamon and nutmeg if desired. Mix well. Place fruit in a large bowl and pour aspartame mixture over fruit. Toss until fruit is thoroughly coated.
  • Pour fruit into pastry lined pie pan. Cover with second pastry shell. Seal edges and cut steam vents in top.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes, until crust is golden brown.

  • Baking pie is a rather straightforward technique, but a few tips can only help to make your pies come out looking and tasting perfect!