Robb's Old Fashioned Raisin Pie Recipe

Step 1

Add raisins to orange juice and boiling water, simmer until tender (3-5 minutes). Combine sugars, cornstarch, ground cinnamon, ground cloves, and salt; stir into hot raisins. Cook slowly, stirring constantly, to full rolling boil; boil 1-2 minutes, or until transparent and thickened. Remove from heat.

Step 2

Blend in lemon rind, orange rind, lemon juice and butter, stirring well. Allow to cool slightly. Blend in beaten egg, stirring well.

Step 3

Pour warm filling into pastry-lined pie pan. Cover with lattice strips, weaving strips into basket-weave pattern. Bake in 425-degree oven for 30-40 minutes, or until pastry is brown and filling is bubbling. Serve slightly warm, plain, or with whipped cream.

Things You'll Need

  • 2 1/2c Dark seedless raisins
  • 1 1/2c Fresh orange juice
  • 1c Boiling water
  • 1/2c Granulated sugar
  • 1/2c Light brown sugar, packed
  • 3tb Cornstarch
  • 1/2ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1/4ts Ground cloves
  • 1/8ts Salt
  • 2ts Grated lemon rind
  • 2ts Grated orange rind
  • 2tb Fresh lemon juice
  • 2tb Butter
  • 1 Egg, well-beaten
  • 1 Pastry for 2-crust pie

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