With a Grateful Prayer and a Thankful Heart: Cranberry & Fig Pie

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Cranberry & Fig Pie

I love the tartness of cranberries, so when I tasted this pie and thought it too sweet, I decided not to post the recipe.  John, on the other hand loved it and ate every last piece. So, on his recommendation, I am sharing it.
I substituted chopped fresh figs for the raisins 

Cranberry and Fig Pie
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Ingredients:

1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup water
2 cups cranberries
1 cup raisins
1 tablespoon butter
1 (8-inch) unbaked pie shell, with extra for lattice strips. (I used this recipe for a 9-inch TWO crust)

Directions:

1) Preheat oven to 450°F.

2) Combine sugar and cornstarch in a medium pot; whisk well. Add water and bring to a boil over high heat, whisking constantly. Cook until mixture thickens, stirring, about 5 minutes.

3) Add cranberries, raisins, and butter; cook 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.

4) Pour cranberry mixture into prepared pie shell. Bake 35 minutes, until crust is golden and filling is bubbly. Cool 15 minutes before serving.

Serve with Vanilla Ice-Cream, if desired

14 comments:

Barbara F. said...

I love cranberries, I love figs. This has to be good. What a perfect lattice top, too! Beautiful photos. My fig tree had loads of figs, most didn't ripen, the ones that did had no taste! :( xo

Maria said...

Your pie looks BEAUTIFUL! I love both figs and cranberries, and would never have thought of this combination but it sounds wonderfully delicious!

Maple Lane said...

It sure looks delicious! Have a nice week.

Buttercup said...

I'm with Barbara. I love cranberries and I love figs -- they've been yummy this year -- and this pie looks great.

Susan said...

Oh gosh, LDH, that looks scrummidy scrumptious! Thanks for sharing. Susan

Leslie said...

Wow, this is one photogenic pie! Beautiful! I love the idea of a fresh cranberry pie, but I've never made one. I think you're recipe has convinced me that it's time!! Thanks for sharing even if you thought it was a little too sweet. :)
Blessings,
Leslie

Leslie said...

*Your* is what I meant to say--sorry my own typos are a pet-peeve!
Les

KMS said...

Just great, looks very very delicious. Well done

Kristina said...

That looks delicious. I'll have to see if I can get some figs.

Debbie Petras said...

I want to come to your house! This looks so good.

lindsey said...

I love cranberries and this pie looks wonderful!

Sharing Shadymont said...

Looks yummy! Send some my way. :)

Winnie said...

Lorraine this pie looks gorgeous
I wish I could have a slice !

Melissa B said...


I love cranberries, this pie looks wonderful! =)

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