Deep Dish Peach Pie
  • Cooking Time: 25 minutes
  • Filling
  • 3 1/2 cups fresh stewed peaches, sweetened to taste or 1 No.2 1/2 can shortcake peaches
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour,2 Tablespoons sugar
  • Pastry
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup shortening
  • 5 tablespoons cold water
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoons flour
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  1. Filling
  2. Mix flour and sugar and add to the peaches. Put the peaches and juice into a well greased casserole dish. Dot with butter and cover with a sweet pastry.
  3. Pastry
  4. Sift flour, salt, 2 tablespoons sugar, and baking powder together. Cut shortening into mixture. Add 5 tablespoons cold water to make a soft dough. Roll to ¼ inch thickness. Place over peaches. Mix 3 tablespoons sugar with 1 tablespoon flour, sprinkle over pastry.
  5. Dot with 3 Tablespoons butter. Bake 25 minutes at 400 degrees
Another family recipe and story I was given a cook book when E.R. and I married in 1943 ~ American Woman's Cook Book, and believe me, it is well tattered and torn. I stil1 treasure it because on her first visit to me my mother wrote two recipes in the back of it. I wold like to share them with you.