Winter Fruit Deep-Dish Pie

Total Time
55mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 35 mins

Fruit topped with a biscuit pastry is a wonderful way to top off your dinner! Try cutting the pastry in heart shapes for the one you love!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400*.
  2. In 2 1/2 quart shallow oval or round baking dish or casserole, combine all filling ingredients.
  3. In medium bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  4. Using pastry blender or fork, cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  5. Stir in sour cream until blended.
  6. On floured surface, toss dough lightly to coat with flour.
  7. Knead 8 to 10 times.
  8. Roll lightly into oval slightly smaller than casserole, about 1/2 inch thick.
  9. Trim edges.
  10. Flute edge, if desired.
  11. Using biscuit cutter, cut 1 or 2 inch circle in center of pastry or cut a decorative design using small cookie cutters.
  12. Top fruit mixture with pastry.
  13. (Edge of pastry should not touch sides of casserole.) Brush pastry lightly with milk; sprinkle with sugar.
  14. Bake at 400* for 35 to 45 minutes or until pastry is dark golden brown.
  15. Cool at least 20 to 30 minutes before serving.
  16. If desired, serve with cream or ice cream.
  17. Enjoy!
Most Helpful

Very good and interesting fruit pie, but I think the biscuit topping needs a bit more sugar. I cut the biscuit pastry into lattice strips to top the pie, but I think next time I will cut it into cookie shapes for a fun variation. Thanks for sharing!

ellie_ November 20, 2004