ITALIAN WHEAT PIE
CATEGORIES
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
  1. 6 EGGS BEATEN ,
  2. ADD 2 cups of sugar
  3. small jigger of wishey or oranger juice
  4. 1/4 cup of Rum
  5. 2 teas of vanilla
  6. 1 1/2 cups of ricotta
  7. 1 small bottle of maraschino cherries cut in half
  8. 2 slices of citrons cut in small pieces (I don't like citrons so i don't use them)
  9. Dough
  10. 2 cups of flour
  11. 7 tbsp.butter
  12. 1/2c sugar
  13. 1egg and 1 egg yoke
  14. Pinch of salt
  15. Pinch of GRATED LEMON PEEL
  16. 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)
  17. COMBINE FILLING, ADD TO PIE CRUST,ROLL REMAINING PIE CRUST INTO STRIPS AND CRISS CROSS ON TOP OF FILLING. CRIMP EDGES
  18. BAKE 350 DEGREES FOR APPOX 50 T AN HR. ALL OVENS ARE DIFFERENT SO KEEP CHECKING AFTER 50 MIN.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Hi I live in East Rutherford and I have a great recipes from one of the real old timers. Here it is