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Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Florida Fruit Recipe

Guava Berry Pie

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Ingredients  
1 1/2 cups cake flour
1/4 cup butter, cold
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons corn starch
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon nutmeg
2 cups strawberries, sliced
2 cups guava, peeled, seeded and chopped
2 tablespoons heavy cream
1 tablespoon sugar
  zest of 1 lemon
 
Preparation
Crust: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Mix together flour, butter and salt. Add water by drops to mixture until all water is used. Separate the crust mixture into two equal parts. Cover and refrigerate one part while working with the other part.

Filling: Mix together corn starch, sugar and nutmeg. Add prepared fruit and lemon zest and toss to coat. Set aside.

On lightly floured surface, with lightly floured rolling pin, roll out one half of the crust to fit a deep 9-inch pie pan. Carefully place bottom crust in pan and add reserved fruit filling. Take other half of crust out of refrigerator and on a lightly floured surface, roll out top of pie crust to fit. Place on pie pan and crimp bottom and top crusts together.
Lightly brush top of crust with cream and sprinkle with sugar. Cut air slits in crust and place in oven for 30-40 minutes or until crust is golden.

Yield
10 slices

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