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Fresh Fig Pie

Jessie Marie DeBoth

Origin: American, Category: Desserts
Prep time: 30 minutes, Total time: 1 hour, Servings: [n/a]


Fresh Fig Pie
-- from Food for Family, Company and Crowd, Jessie Marie DeBoth (1936)

3/4 cup sugar
1/4 tsp. ginger
3 cups peeled, sliced white or black fresh figs
3 tbsp. lemon juice
2 tbsp. butter
Pastry for Crust
Method: Blend sugar and spice, mix with figs, and lemon juice, place mixture in a pastry-lined pie pan. Dot the butter over fruit. Cover with lattice-work strips. Bake in hot oven 425 degrees for 30 minutes.
{Note: if you are using dried figs -- soak, steam or poach to re-plump}

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