State Fair Pie Competition - 2008
Buffalo, New York

Gingered Apricot Pie

Fresh apricots are spiced with cinnamon and ginger in this succulent pie recipe featured at a state fair pie contest.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 3 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
4
cups fresh apricots, peeled and sliced
3/4
cup granulated sugar
5
tablespoons all-purpose flour
3/4
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
2
tablespoons turbinado (raw) sugar

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  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Place 1 pie crust in ungreased 9-inch glass pie plate. Trim excess dough from edge of pie plate; reserve excess dough.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix apricots, granulated sugar, flour, ginger and cinnamon. Fill pastry-lined pie plate with apricot mixture. Dot with butter. Top with second crust. Wrap excess top crust under bottom crust edge. Cut slits in several places in top crust to allow steam to escape. If desired, use reserved dough to create shapes (leaves, flower petals etc.) to decorate top of pie. Lightly brush top of pie with water. Sprinkle with turbinado (raw) sugar.
  • 3 Bake 40 to 45 minutes. After 20 minutes, cover edge of crust with 2- to 3-inch wide strips of foil to prevent excessive browning.
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Place 1 pie crust in ungreased 9-inch glass pie plate. Trim excess dough from edge of pie plate; reserve excess dough.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix apricots, granulated sugar, flour, ginger and cinnamon. Fill pastry-lined pie plate with apricot mixture. Dot with butter. Top with second crust. Wrap excess top crust under bottom crust edge. Cut slits in several places in top crust to allow steam to escape. If desired, use reserved dough to create shapes (leaves, flower petals etc.) to decorate top of pie. Lightly brush top of pie with water. Sprinkle with turbinado (raw) sugar.
  • 3 Bake 40 to 45 minutes. After 20 minutes, cover edge of crust with 2- to 3-inch wide strips of foil to prevent excessive browning.

EXPERT TIPS

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To serve, top each slice with a dollop of fresh whipped cream sprinkled lightly with ginger.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
270mg
270%;
Total Carbohydrate
59g
59%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
29g
29%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.