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HF Berry-Pie 366
Prep Time:
 55 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Yields: 10 servings

Description Edit

Think you've done all you can with currants? Think again! The sweet-tart taste of currants coupled with a tender, yet flaky crust will make you wish you'd made more than one!

Ingredients Edit

  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1½ teaspoons grated lemon zest

Filling Edit

  • 2 egg whites
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2¼ cups red currants

Directions Edit

  1. To make dough: in a medium bowl, sift together flour and baking powder. Mix in butter, sugar, egg yolks and lemon zest until mixture forms dough.
  2. Chill for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  3. Roll out dough and put into a spring-form pan.
  4. Bake dough for 25 minutes, or until golden yellow.

Filling Edit

  1. In a medium bowl, beat egg whites until stiff. Gradually stir in sugar and cornstarch; beat for 5 minutes. Fold currants into mixture and pour into pie crust.
  2. Bake for 10 minutes, or until top is lightly browned.