How to succeed at pie making without really trying

Take one semi-lazy baker.

One text conversation about desserts.

And 1 hour.

What do you get?

Mixed Fruit Pie.

This recipe will make 2 pies.

  • 5 cups of random frozen fruit from said baker’s freezer
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour (or preferred flour)
  • 1-1/2 to 2 cups sugar (depending on how sweet you like your pie)
  • 3 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoon butter or margarine or cooking oil

Mix all of the above together in a bowl.  Make sure to mix it well.

2 pre-made pie crusts or homemade crust  (see links below)

Vegan Pie Crust

Pie Crust

Gluten Free, Soy Free, Dairy Free Pie Crust *the recipe is half way down the post…scroll down*

1 crumble topping

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup butter, margarine or cooking oil , melted

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Pour the filling into the pie crusts.

Sprinkle any left over flour-sugar-spice mixture over the frozen fruit.  Place the crumble topping over the fruit.

Pat down gently to make a nice crust.

Bake for about 45 minutes or until done.  Once a knife can be inserted into the center of the pie with little to no resistance your pie is done.

Allow pie to fully cool before cutting for best results.

Enjoy.

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11 Comments

  1. I’m okay with this up til the “let it cool before eating” part. I always have trouble with that bit. 🙂 this pie looks great.

    • Me too! That’s why my pie slice looks a little runny. I. Could. Not. Wait.

  2. Lovely!
    🙂 Mandy

  3. Great recipe you have there, thanks for sharing! =)
    Really like bakes that can be completed in an hr or so, convenient!

    • All pies should be quick. The quicker they bake, the quicker we can eat them.

  4. andloveittoo

    Thanks for sharing my gf/soy free/df pie crust here as well…I can see swapping the flour in the fruit with arrowroot powder and the flour/oats in the crumb topping with almond flour for a perfectly delicious gluten-free version. I have a feeling pie is on the list of baking items for this weekend. Thanks!

    • Thank you for having a great GFSFDF pie crust recipe! My hope was to make the pie recipe easy to convert to GF or Vegan.

  5. Nice “recipe” at the beginning. =D

  6. Awesomesauce!

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