Funeral Pie

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This a pie seen quite often in Amish homes. Because it is easy, quick, and made from non-seasonal ingredients, it was often taken to the family of those grieving over a passing.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Additional Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 9-inch pie

Ingredients

  • 2 cups raisins

  • 2 cups water

  • ½ cup packed light brown sugar

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch

  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch single crust pie

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Line a pan with half the pastry and chill.

  2. Place the raisins and 2/3 cup of the water in a saucepan and heat over medium heat for 5 minutes.

  3. Combine the sugars, cornstarch, spices, and salt in a bowl and, mixing all the time, slowly add the remaining water. Add this mixture to the heating raisins. Cook and stir until the mixture starts to bubble. Add the vinegar and butter and heat until the butter is melted. Cool until room temperature.

  4. Pour into the prepared shell and top with the second crust. Bake 25 minutes or until golden. Cool completely before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

374 Calories
12g Fat
68g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 374
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 128mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 68g 25%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 47g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 40mg 3%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 310mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.