Winter Fruit Pie with Hard Sauce

Winter Fruit Pie with Hard Sauce

Ingredients:

2

 

9 Pie Shell Pastry(for top and bottom of Pie)

1

 

Medium Seedless Orange

2

Tbl

Lemon Juice

1

Cup

Dried Peaches, Chopped

1

Cup

Dark Raisins

1

Cup

Golden Raisins

Cup

Brandy

Cup

Sugar

2

Tbl

Tapioca

Hard Sauce:

2

Cups

Confectioners Sugar

Cup

Butter, Softened

1

Tbl

Hot Water

2

Tbl

Brandy

Directions:

Preheat oven to 400F.

Chop the medium orange, peel and all. Combine orange, dried peaches, the raisins, brandy, sugar and tapioca.

Prepare the piecrust in a 9 pie plate. Spoon into crust lined pan. Top with second crust; seal edges and flute. Cut slits in top crust.

Bake in a 400F oven for 35-45 minutes, or until crust is golden brown and filling bubbles. Cover edge of crust with strips of foil after 15-20 minutes of baking to prevent excessive browning. Cool 1 hour.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the confectioners sugar, butter, hot water and brandy; beat at high speed until well blended. Cover; refrigerate until serving time. Serve over warm pie.

 

Yields

8 Servings

 

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