Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Grandma Hoffman's Honey Pie

1c. honey
3 eggs (beaten)
3T. butter
1t. vanilla
1c. pecans
dash nutmeg
1/4t. almond extract
9" pie shell
Boil honey, wisk in eggs, add rest of ingredients, pour into shell.

Bake at 325 deg. 25-35 min til center is firm.

Hot water pastry crust

3/4c. vegetable shortening
6T. boiling water
2c. AP flour
1t. salt
In a tall bowl, place shortening, add boiling water. Stir vigorously until an emulsion forms. Stir in flour and salt. Stir until dry. Pour onto wax paper. Pull up sides of wax paper, and form a ball. Open and divide ball into 2. Roll out each ball between 2 new sheets of wax paper 1/8 in. thick. This crust is always flaky and perfect. Makes 2 9" pie crusts.


Adventures In Babywearing said...

Oh this sounds so tasty!!!


Anonymous said...

Wow, that sounds so yummy and so easy to make! I'm going to bookmark your post!