Wonderful citrus flavors lace this delicious, raisin pie. Raisins are plumped and sweetened in orange and lemon juices, with smidgens of rind stirred in for more flavor and wonderful texture. A bit of flour is added for thickening, and then this yummy fil
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie
- 1/3 cup lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
- 1 1/4 cups water
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 cups raisins
- 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup water
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
In a medium saucepan, mix together lemon juice, lemon rind, orange juice, orange rind, 1 1/4 cup water, sugar, and raisins. Bring to a boil over low heat, stirring occasionally.
In a small bowl, mix flour and 1/2 cup water to a smooth paste. Slowly stir into raisin mixture. Cook an additional 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Pour mixture into pastry-lined pan. Cover with top crust. Seal edges and cut steam vents in top.
Bake in preheated oven for 40 minutes, until crust is golden brown.