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Strawberry/Rhubarb Crumb Pie Recipe
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Strawberry/Rhubarb Crumb Pie Recipe

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Everyone seems to have a rhubarb patch here in Maine. This pie won first prize at our church fair; I hope it's a winner at your house, too! —Paula Phillips, East Winthrop, Maine
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 pound rhubarb rib, cut into 1/2-inch pieces, or sliced frozen rhubarb (about 3 cups)
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, halved
  • 1 unbaked pie shell (9 inches)
  • TOPPING:
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 468 calories, 20 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 232 mg sodium, 70 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat egg. Beat in the sugar, flour and vanilla until well blended. Gently stir in rhubarb and strawberries. Pour into pastry shell.
  2. For topping, in a small bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar and oats; cut in butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over fruit.
  3. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°; bake for 35 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: If using frozen rhubarb, measure rhubarb while still frozen, then thaw completely. Drain in a colander, but do not press liquid out.
Originally published as Strawberry/Rhubarb Crumb Pie in Country June/July 1993, p49

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 468 calories, 20 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 232 mg sodium, 70 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Jul. 16, 2015

"Made per the recipe and I wish I had read the reviews first. This does need some cornstarch. I will add it next time as I will definitely be making this again!"

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Reviewed Jun. 28, 2015

"Very soupy. Need to put some cornstarch in it the next time."

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Reviewed Jun. 28, 2015

"Made it with cornstarch in the filling and loved it!!!"

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Reviewed Jun. 28, 2015

"I'm definitely going to make this again only with a little cornstarch in the filling to thicken it up a bit. It was pretty runny and made the crust a bit soggy but overall pretty good."

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Reviewed Jun. 16, 2015

"The pie was very good, but mine was very tart. I used 3/4 cup sugar in the filling and added 2 teasp corn starch, based on other reviews. I used approximately 4 cups strawberries and a little more than 3/4 pound rhubarb. Maybe it was more tart because I used fresh rhubarb. For the topping, I used 1/2 cup oats, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1/4 cup flour, 2 T melted light butter, plus a little water, and then dropped pieces on top of the filling. I used a deep dish pie plate and didn't have any dripping problems. The recipe cooking time was perfect (I did use a pie guard for the crust). I might increase the sugar to 1 cup next time, or just make sure I serve it with plenty of Cool Whip to cut the sourness. It also would be good as a crisp, with more topping and no pie crust."

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