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Grandma's Berry Tart

 Grandma's Berry Tart
With seven children and 12 grandchildren, our household is always busy. But everyone makes time for a slice of this fruity pie from my grandma.
6-8 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 5 to 6 tablespoons cold water
  • FILLING:
  • 1 cup each fresh blueberries, raspberries, blackberries and sliced strawberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • Milk
  • Additional sugar
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine flour and salt; cut in butter and shortening
  • until crumbly. Gradually add water, tossing with a fork until dough
  • forms a ball. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough into a

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Grandma's Berry Tart (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • 13-in. circle. Transfer to a 9-in. deep-dish pie plate.
  • Place the berries in a large bowl. Combine the sugar, cornstarch,
  • lemon peel, vanilla, ginger and allspice; add to berries and toss
  • gently to coat. Pour into crust. Fold edges of pastry over filling.
  • Brush folded pastry with milk; sprinkle with sugar.
  • For topping, combine the sugar and flour in a small bowl; cut in
  • butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over filling.
  • Bake at 400° for 50-55 minutes or until pastry is golden brown.
  • Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice (calculated without additional sugar and milk) equals 328 calories, 15 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 162 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 3 g protein.
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