Ginger Pear Pie

 

Ginger Pear Pie

 

 

~ Ingredients ~

[filling]

3 tablespoons corn starch

1/4 tsp ground ginger

dash of vanilla extract

1/2 cup water

1/2 cup dark corn syrup

1/2 lemon juiced

1 tsp lemon zest (or 1 lemon zested)

4 large pears, peeled and sliced THINLY

1 tablespoon butter

1 (9 inch) unbaked graham cracker crust or pastry shell

 

[topping]

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1/4 cup packed brown sugar

1/8 tsp ground gloves

1/8 tsp ground cinnamon

1/4 cup cold butter

1/4 cup chopped pecans

 

~Directions~

1. In a saucepan, combine first 8 ingredients until blended. Bring to a boil over medium heat.Stir frequently.

2. Add butter.

3. Check filling consistency; should be thick and pears tender.

4. Pre-bake graham cracker crust at 375 F for 5 minutes.

5. Pour filling into crust. If too much filling, leave a little room for topping layer and don’t use all of it. (no overflow!)

6. For topping, combine dry ingredeints in a bowl. Cut in small chunks of butter until mixture is of coarse crumbs.

7. sprinkle evenly to cover entire surface.

8. Bake at 425 F for 20-25 min until topping is golden brown.

9. Allow to cool for 20 minutes.

 

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