Sunday, March 29, 2009

Pie

Single 9-in pie crust

1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp orange juice
1/2 cup earth balance
1 tsp vanilla
2 TB cold water

Combine flour and baking powder. Add liquid ingredients, earth balance, salt and vanilla. Mix thoroughly, work dough in hands to form a soft ball. Roll on floured wax paper to desired size. Press dough into pie pan. For baked shell prick sides and bottom with fork and bake at 350 for 20 minutes.

Blueberry or Strawberry Pie

1 unbaked pie crust (see above)
1 qt fresh blueberries or strawberries
4 TB whole wheat flour
3/4 cup evaporated cane juice crystals, organic sugar or date sugar
1/2 tsp cinnamon
3 TB coconut flakes (optional)

Set coconut flakes aside. Mix well all other ingredients in large bowl. Pour into unbaked pie shell and bake at 350 for 40-45 minutes. Garnish with coconut.

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