Jun 12, 2015

Easy Pineapple Pie Recipe

 


I love pies..I thought of making a pineapple pie because I had a ripe pineapple at home..This pie turned out really beautiful, buttery and sweet, it was delicious. I used my homemade shortcrust pastry recipe. It is a fool proof recipe, i use them for all my pies, tarts and stuffs like that..

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Homemade Shortcrust Pastry


The sugar amount is entirely upto you,you could make it as sweet as you like.You could do exactly the same way with any filling as you like..


Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..


Preparation Time : 30 mins
Baking Time : 45 to 50 mins
Serves : 6 to 8

Ingredients:


Basic Shortcrust Pastry - 1 batch (Recipe here)
Milk for brushing on top
Granulated Sugar - 1 tsp

For Filling:
Pineapple- 2 cup pureed
Pineapple - 1 cup chopped finely
Sugar- 3/4 cup or more
Pineapple essence - 1/2 tsp
Lemon juice - 1 tsp
Cornflour / Cornstarch - 2 tblspn
Water - 2 tblspn

For Glaze:
Hot Water -  1 tblspn
Corn syrup / liquid Glucose / Honey - 1 tblspn

Method:

Preheat the oven for 200 degree C. Butter a pie dish well and set aside.

First make the filling, in a pan add pineapple puree, pineapple chunks ,sugar. Mix well. Cook this for 5 mins or so.

Add in Cornflour mixed with water and mix well. Add in essence and lemon juice...Mix these together and till it becomes a thick jam like consistency. Set aside to cool.

Take your pastry, Divide this into two equal portion. Roll it in round shape by placing it between two plastic sheet, slightly more than the pie plate...and place this in the well buttered pie crust and press it using your hands.

Remove the plastic wrap and spoon the filling in it.

Take the other dough and roll it exactly the same way as you did for the previous one.Cover the pie with this.

Make slashes over it, make some design with the leftover pastry, Brush the top with milk and sprinkle with sugar.

Bake this for 30 mins in 200 degree C, Now reduce the temp to 180 Degree C and bake for another 15 to 20mins. Remove it from oven and set aside.

Take hot water and liquid glucose in a bowl and mix well till it is melted.

Now brush with the baked pie with the glaze.

After they cool down slice them and serve room temperature or chilled.

Pictorial:
Take pineapple


peel the skin


chop them roughly


take  3/4th of them in a blender


puree them 


now take the remaining 1/4 of them and Chop them finely


now take your other ingredients


take pineapple puree, chopped pineapple in a kadai


add in sugar


mix well


cook for few mins


now it has thickened


take cornflour in a bowl


dissolve it with some water


pour cornflour liquid in this


mix well so it gets thick


Add little lemon juice


and few drops of pineapple essence


mix well
butter your pie dish



take your shortcrust pastry..RECIPE HERE
take the pastry


Add caption
Spread a sheet of plastic wrap
place half of the pastry 


cover with another sheet of plastic


roll it out


roll pretty thinly


check whether the pastry is bigger than the dish


peel off the wrap





take it carefully 


flip it over the pie dish


press it carefully


line the pie dish evenly


peel off the plastic sheet





spoon the pineapple filling


roll the other sheet


flip it over the filling





peel off the plastic sheet


cut off the excess pastry





now start crimping the pastry


like this


done


now take your leftover pastry


roll it out


take any mould


press it over the pastry





beautiful butterflies


now brush some milk over the pastry





make a slash over it, so the steam can escape


place the butterflies over it


sprinkle some granulated sugar over it


Time to bake


Pie is baked


Now this step is optional, take little hot water in a pan


take some liquid glucose, corn syrup, honey or golden syrup


take a spoon


dissolve it with the water


now use a pastry brush


brush all over the pastry


this gives a nice shiny effect


Done..Let it cool for 2 hours



Slice and serve

7 comments:

shooting star said... Best Blogger Tips

if ur from delhi or nearby delhi(gurgaon, noida)..can u plz tell me where i can get pie plates, baking trays, etc...have been looking for these but cant find....
btw ur pineapple pie looks delicious!!!

vaishali sabnani said... Best Blogger Tips

the pie looks n am sure tastes equally delicious!!

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

Just where do these trolling bloggers get this stuff?
Acheter vimax en France.2011AVEF

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

hi shooting Star,

You can buy from ebay.in try from this seller http://myworld.ebay.in/bakersstuff
If the items you want are not available for sale, just inquire with the seller, he will be able to make it available for you.

thanks.

avika said... Best Blogger Tips

I have otg,what temperature this require to bake

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

@avikaSame temp as i have mentioned.

Prabal Kirtika said... Best Blogger Tips

Well explained recipe