ITALIAN WHEAT PIE

 

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb wheat (soak over night), cook next morning with a peeled orange until tender. LIKE YOU WOULD RICE (remove seeds from orange) I USE TWO ORANGES CUT UP) IF THERE IS WATER LEFT DRAIN AND COOL

Directions

  • 6 EGGS BEATEN ,
  • ADD 2 cups of sugar
  • small jigger of wishey or oranger juice
  • 1/4 cup of Rum
  • 2 teas of vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups of ricotta
  • 1 small bottle of maraschino cherries cut in half
  • 2 slices of citrons cut in small pieces (I don't like citrons so i don't use them)
  • Dough
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 7 tbsp.butter
  • 1/2c sugar
  • 1egg and 1 egg yoke
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of GRATED LEMON PEEL
  • MIX FLOUR AND SUGAR. STIR IN MIX IN SALT AND PEEL. CUT IN THE BUTTER UNTIL MIXTURE RESEMBLES COARSE MEAL. MIX IN EGG AND EGG YOKE TO FORM A SOFT DOUGH. PAT HALF THE DOUGH EVENLY IN A 10" PIE PLATE DISH (A LITTLE TIP i COAT THE BOTTOM CRUST WITH EGG WHITE TO KEEP FROM GETTING SOGGY)
  • COMBINE FILLING, ADD TO PIE CRUST,ROLL REMAINING PIE CRUST INTO STRIPS AND CRISS CROSS ON TOP OF FILLING. CRIMP EDGES
  • BAKE 350 DEGREES FOR APPOX 50 T AN HR. ALL OVENS ARE DIFFERENT SO KEEP CHECKING AFTER 50 MIN.

Notes

Hi I live in East Rutherford and I have a great recipes from one of the real old timers. Here it is

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