Pears bake up beautifully, especially when sugared and spiced as they are in this yummy pie that 's made just like an apple pie. The pear slices are tossed in sugar, a bit of flour, cinnamon and ginger. The luscious pears are then piled into a pastry crus
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 7 pears - peeled, cored and sliced
- 2 (9 inch) unbaked pie crusts
- 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon white sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
In a large bowl combine first amount of sugar, flour, ginger and cinnamon. Add pears and toss.
Place mixture in uncooked bottom shell, sprinkle with lemon juice and top with unbaked pastry. Cut slits in top and sprinkle with second amount of sugar.
Bake on bottom shelf of oven at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 60 minutes, or until pears are cooked and crust is browned. Let cool and serve.
Baking pie is a rather straightforward technique, but a few tips can only help to make your pies come out looking and tasting perfect!