Category: Pie

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Yield: One Nine Inch Pie Crust Ingredients 2 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1/2 cup vegetable shortening, chilled 12 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into 1/4 inch pieces 6-8 tablespoons ice water Instructions Process flour, salt, and sugar in a food processor until combined. […]

Triple Chocolate Chunk Pecan Pie

Triple Chocolate Chunk Pecan Pie

Yield: XXX servings Ingredients 1 9 inch baked pie shell 3 tablespoons unsalted butter — cut into 1″ pieces 3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup pecans (4 ounces) — toasted, chopped 2 ounces semisweet chocolate — cut into […]

Pre-baked Pie Crust

Pie Dough for Pre-Baked Pie Shells

Yield: 1 pie shell Ingredients 1 1/4 cups (6 1/4 ounces/177 g) unbleached all-purpose flour, plus more for rolling out the dough 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon (12 g) sugar 3 tablespoons (42 g) vegetable shortening, chilled 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick/57 g) cold unsalted butter, cut into 1/4-inch pieces 4-5 tablespoons ice water Instructions Pulse […]

Pear-Cranberry Strudel

Yield: 12 servings Ingredients 3 Bosc pears (about 1 1/2 pounds), peeled, cored, and cut into 1- inch chunks 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 4 tablespoons granulated sugar 8 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons dried cranberries 4 tablespoons plain dry bread crumbs 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 6 sheets phyllo dough […]

Pay Para la Bruja (Banana Cream Pie)

Yield: 8 large slices Ingredients Crust 2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup shortening 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon ice cold water Filling and topping 2 1/2 cups milk 2/3 cup sugar Pinch salt 1/3 cup cornstarch 3 large eggs 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 large bananas, […]

Apple Pie

Yield 1 Pie Ingredients Dough 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 4 teaspoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 7 tablespoons cold butter, diced 7 tablespoons cold shortening, diced 1 large egg, lightly beaten with 2 tablespoons cold water Filling 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 3 pounds baking apples like Golden Delicious, Cortland 2/3 cup sugar, plus […]

Key Lime Pie (Gluten-free)

Source: Adapted from Mangrove Mama’s Yield: 1 Pie Ingredients 1 3/4 cups gluten free graham-cracker crumbs 1 stick unsalted butter, melted 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 3 large egg yolks 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar Two 14-ounce cans sweetened condensed milk 2/3 cup Key lime juice, preferably fresh Instructions Preheat the oven to 350°. Melt the butter […]


This week in baking class we covered Pies and Strudel. A pie is usually made of a pastry crust that holds a filling. The filling can be made with many different ingredients, from sweet to savory, from fruit to meat, cheese or even fish. The filling is placed on top of a bottom crust. An […]