Homemade Pear Pie Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings8
CourseMethod
DishVegetarian
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Pastry1 (For 2-Crust 9-Inch Pie, Unbaked)
 Pears5
 Sugar2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Ground mace1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Ground ginger1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Quick-cooking tapioca1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Fresh orange juice3 Tablespoon
 Fresh lemon juice1 Teaspoon
 Butter1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 176 Calories from Fat 30

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g5.2%

Saturated Fat 1.2 g6.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 4 mg

Sodium 39.2 mg1.6%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.4%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g13%

Sugars 27.7 g

Protein 0.92 g1.8%

Vitamin A 1.5% Vitamin C 8.5%

Calcium 1% Iron 1.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Line 9-inch pie pan with pastry.
Slice peeled and cored pears into pastry, heaping pears somewhat in center of pie.
Combine sugar, salt, mace, ginger, and tapioca.
Sprinkle over pears.
Add orange and lemon juice.
Dot with butter.
Cover with top crust, vent, flute rim.
Bake in preheated oven (425°F.) for 40 to 50 minutes, or until pears are tender.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.
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