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Guava Berry Pie
1 cups cake flour
cup butter, cold
teaspoon salt
cup water
2 tablespoons corn starch
1 cup Florida sugar
1 teaspoon nutmeg

2 cups Florida strawberries, sliced

Guava Berry Pie
2 cups Florida guava, peeled, seeded
and chopped
Zest of 1 lemon
2 tablespoons heavy cream
1 tablespoon Florida sugar


Step One
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 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.

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

Step Three
On lightly floured surface, with lightly floured rolling pin, roll out one half of the crust to fit a deep 9" pie pan. Carefully place bottom crust in pan and add reserved fruit filling.

Step Four
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.

Step Five
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


Tropical Fruit Growers of South Florida, Inc. / 18710 S. W. 288 Street, Homestead, Florida  33030

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