Country fruit pie
Preparation: 20 minutes Cooking: 45 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 sheet ready-rolled shortcrust pastry 4 apples, peeled, cored, thinly sliced 2 pears, peeled, cored, thinly sliced 1 punnet strawberries, hulled and halved 1 tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp nutmeg 1⁄3 cup lemon juice 1⁄3 cup caster sugar 1 tbsp butter, diced To serve: Icing sugar Fresh ricotta or yoghurt Method: Place pastry sheet into a lightly greased 20cm pie plate. Leave excess pastry intact for folding over filling. Toss apple and pear slices in lemon juice. Arrange slices in pie shell with strawberries. Sprinkle with sugar and spices. Dot fruit with butter. Fold the over-hanging pastry over the fruit. Bake in a 190C oven for 40-45 minutes or until filling is bubbly and crust is golden. Serve dusted with icing sugar and with fresh ricotta cheese or yoghurt.
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