Pear and Raspberry Mini Pies

jeanish
42
Comments

According to some, wedding pies are on the rise as cupcakes take a little break! These magical mini-pies are perfect for a shower, wedding or any lovely occasion. Read on for the recipe!

Step One: Making the Pie Dough

  • Makes 6 to 8 3" pies
  • Make recipe twice. One will be for the bottom crust and the other for the heart cut-outs.
  • 2 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 8 oz butter, cold and cut into cubes
  • ½ cup ice water

Step Two: Pear and Raspberry Filling

  • 3-4 bartlett pears, medium dice
  • 1 cup of fresh or frozen raspberries
  • 3 Tbs Vanilla sugar
  • 2 Tbs cornstarch
  • ½ tsp ginger
  • Juice of half a lemon

Combine all ingredients in a bowl and divide among the pies.

Place the flour, salt and sugar in the bowl of the food processor. Pulse a couple of times to incorporate all ingredients. Add the cubed and cold butter. Pulse about 10 to 12 times until butter and flour mixture is crumbly.

Add the ice water while machine is running until dough comes together. Do not over work it.

Dump the dough onto a work surface and form into a ball. Wrap in plastic and flatten it into a disk. Refrigerate the dough for 2 hours. Repeat with the second batch.

Roll the first disk of dough on a marble or cold surface to about 1/8" thickness. Using a mini heart cookie cutter, cut out hearts. You will need about 20 mini hearts per mini pie. Place these on a baking sheet lined with parchment and refrigerate while working on filling the pies.

Roll the second disk of dough on a marble or cold surface also to about 1/8" thickness. Cut out circles that will fit into the mini pie molds. Fill the molds and cut the excess dough with some kitchen scissors.

Fill the pies with the pear and raspberry filling.  Brush the edges of the pie with egg wash and start lining the heart cut outs forming two rows so that the filling shows through the middle.

Brush the top with egg wash and sprinkle with sanding sugar.

Bake them at 400F for about 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. 

 

 

 

Recipes Created By: Aran Goyoaga

Photo Courtesy: Aran Goyoaga

 

0
Last Updated: November 26, 2013 at 4:35 pm
42
Comments
Log in or Sign up to post a comment
1405525921_small_thumb_newest_pictures_154
Missing_profile
1375011257_small_thumb_7039c9dfb52c3b04d4c2e52e70497c9e
1375011088_small_thumb_5d47712418ef23c9dfa0f34db2db1cc7
1375011063_small_thumb_f7f283ba271cbab299c6a99801843c7c
1375010583_small_thumb_8d9926062251f0e96e85026962844497
1375010734_small_thumb_81e0041ede4edb0957265db6fdfbdb14
1375010125_small_thumb_c103aeb43245a924680b78a94b25861e
1375010605_small_thumb_9947f1ac2fb5ccea1e8b24925dec910e
1375009686_small_thumb_ec97addb7d24091adc17fd4fb01fcf9c
Other ideas in My Project Wedding Board by jeanish
1375588316_thumb_fed9be474980d72e94a06517de491749_m 1375588840_thumb_74952be0e18d89b52cee7b8fda9a5e32 1375589191_thumb_919ee40cb87e56369bdc65e4f80b0ebc 1401470437_thumb_36a248e6cff554d03af37f36e32ac0e3 1401469892_thumb_4bdf67b555f465db490276a5a890c24e 1401397312_thumb_49a20ac4a211ae42e7d7aa5611621c49

Find Your Wedding Vendors

Featured Vendors Near You

You Might Also Like These Photos...
Chat About It