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Almond Rhubarb Pastry - Country Woman

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Category: Pies

 Ingredients List

  • Pastry:
  • 3 c All-purpose flour
  • 1 tb Baking powder
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 c Shortening
  • 2 Eggs; beaten
  • 1/3 c Milk; divided
  • Filling:
  • 1 1/2 c Sugar
  • 1/4 c Quick-cooking tapioca
  • 6 c Rhubarb
  • Chopped fresh or frozen
  • Topping:
  • 1/2 c Butter or margarine
  • 3/4 c Sugar
  • 2 tb Milk
  • 1/2 ts Vanilla extract
  • 1 c Almonds; slivered


Recipe by: Country Woman Combine flour, baking powder and salt; cut in
shortening as for pie pastry. Mix eggs and 1/4 cup milk; add to dry
ingredients and stir with a fork just until dough clings together. Add some
or all of remaining milk if necessary. Shape into a ball. Divide in half.
On a floured surface, roll half of dough into a 17-in, x 12-in. rectangle.
Transfer to a greased 15-in, x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Combine filling
ingredients; sprinkle over dough in pan. Rollout remaining dough into a
15-in. x 10-in. rectangle. Place over filling. Fold bottom edge of dough
over top layer of dough; press edges together to seal. For topping, in a
saucepan, melt butter; add sugar and milk. Bring to a gentle boil; boil 2-3
minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Spread
over pastry. Sprinkle almonds on top. Bake at 400 deg.for 20 minutes;
reduce heat to 300 deg. Bake 30-40 minutes longer or until golden brown.
Serve warm or cold. Yield:16-20 servings.

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