Ground Cherry Pie II

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Ground cherries, also known as husk tomatoes, produce tiny tomato-like fruits in papery husks on low, lanky bushes. This is an old Mennonite recipe with a crumb topping.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 to 9 - inch pie

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups ground cherries

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • 1 (9 inch) pie shell

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 3 tablespoons white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons butter

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).

  2. Wash ground cherries and place in unbaked pie shell. Mix brown sugar and 1 tablespoon flour and sprinkle over cherries. Sprinkle water over top. Mix together 3 tablespoons flour and 3 tablespoons sugar. Cut butter in until crumbly. Top cherry mixture with crumbs.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes, reduce temperature to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) and continue to bake for 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

214 Calories
8g Fat
34g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 214
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 127mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 19g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 5mg 24%
Calcium 20mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 41mg 1%

* 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.

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