Lots and lots of plump raisins are combined with a thick, sweetened milk and butter mixture that 's spooned into a waiting crust. The top crust is fitted on and this old fashioned pie is baked until golden. Serve it with generous scoops of vanilla ice cre
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie
- 2 cups raisins
- 1/2 cup water
- 7 tablespoons white sugar
- 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 pinch salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Divide pastry dough in half and roll out. Fit one pastry circle into a 9 inch pie pan. Cut the other pastry circle into 1 inch strips for lattice top.
Combine raisins and water in a large saucepan. Simmer over low heat until raisins are plump and tender, about 10 minutes.
In a separate saucepan, mix together sugar and flour. Whisk in milk, butter or margarine, and salt. Cook over medium heat until thick, stirring constantly. Stir raisins into milk mixture. Pour filling into pastry-lined pie pan. Cover filling with pastry strips in a lattice design. Crimp edges.
Bake in preheated oven for 40 minutes, until crust is golden brown.