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Ground Cherry Pie I

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars
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"Ground cherries, Physalis pruinosa, which produce tiny tomato-like fruits in papery husks on low bushes, also known as husk tomatoes, are a smaller, more flavorful cousin of the tomatillo, used in Mexican salsa verde."
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Ingredients

servings 351
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 pie)

Directions

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  1. Gently mix together the ground cherries, sugar, tapioca, flour and lemon juice. Let stand for 15 minutes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Line a 9 inch pie pan with half of the pastry.
  3. Pour the fruit mixture into the pastry-lined pan, and dot the top with the butter. Cover with top crust or lattice.
  4. Bake at 450 degrees F (230 degrees C) for 10 minutes, then reduce the heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and bake for another 40 minutes, or until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 351 calories; 18.4 44.4 4.5 8 255 Full nutrition

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This pie's flavor reminds me of a gooseberry pie. It is good and very easy to make. Between the Ground Cherry Pie 1 and the Ground Cherry Pie 11 recipe, I would choose the ground Cherry Pie 11.