How to make it

  • Clean fruit throughly.
  • Cut each fruit discarding pits, or skins and place In a large bowl, gently mix fruit, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/4 cup flour (see note), lemon juice, cinnamon, and salt; Taste fruit and add more sugar if desired (up to 1 cup total).
  • Line a 9-inch pie pan with 20-inch-long sheet of foil (there should be about 5 inches of overhang on each side of the pan); Line the foil with a 20-inch-long piece of plastic wrap.
  • Pour fruit into plastic wrap; pull edges together and fold over to seal; then repeat to seal foil over plastic.
  • Freeze up to 3 months, removing from pie pan, after filling is hard, about 8 hours.
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  • From freezer to oven:.
  • To bake pie, unwrap frozen filling and place in a 9-inch pie pan lined with an unbaked crust; cover with top crust, crimp edges to seal, cut small slits in top to vent.
  • Place on foil lined baking sheet, for easy clean-up, Bake pie in a 375°F oven until top crust is browned and filling is bubbling in the center,1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours (if crust gets brown before filling is bubbling, cover loosely with foil).

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    " It was excellent "
    m2googee ate it and said...
    Lana, you just never stop amazing me! What a great post. Thanks
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  • jennywren 9 years ago
    Really a clever idea,and much better than can pie filling.Thanks.
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    " It was excellent "
    cherylannxo ate it and said...
    This is a great idea. I can do the same thing with pumpkin pie also. Thank you so very much. Have a good night....Cheryl
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    " It was excellent "
    annieamie ate it and said...
    Thank you for your recipe! What a smart idea and a good base recipe! I really appreciate you adding this one and I'll use it often in the future! Thanks again! (These would be great as toppings for ice cream!)
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