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German Fruit Pie

  • 1 heaping tsp baking powder
  • 1 pint flour
  • Piece of butter as large as a walnut
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Milk
  • Apples, quartered
  • Cinnamon
  • Molasses
  • Sugar
Sift together the baking powder and flour. Add the butter, salt, beaten egg and enough sweet milk to make a soft dough. Roll it out half an inch thick. Butter a square biscuit tin and cover the bottom and sides with the dough. Fill the pan with quartered juicy apples. Sprinkle with a little cinnamon and molasses. Bake in a rather quick oven at 375 degrees F until the crust and apples are cooked a light brown. Sprinkle a little sugar over the top 5 minutes before removing from the oven.

Ripe peaches are good also used in the same manner.
Submitted by Tess M Jun 21, 2009

15 min 30 min 45 min


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