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Rhubarb Strawberry Pie with Coconut Oil Pie Crust
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Servings: 8
Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Coconut Oil Pie Crust:

  • 2 cups whole grain spelt flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup coconut oil (cold)
  • 9 tablespoons cold water

Pie Filling:

Recipe: For Coconut Oil Pie Crust:

Sift together flour and salt. Cut in coconut oil with a pastry blender until pieces are size of small peas. Sprinkle water, a tablespoon at a time, over part of mixture. Gently mix with fork; push to one side of bowl. Sprinkle next tablespoon water over dry part; mix lightly. Repeat until all is moistened.

Form into a ball and divide dough in half. Flatten slightly and roll on floured board. Repeat with other half.

For Pie Filling:

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

2. In a large bowl, mix flour and sugar. Add strawberries and chopped rhubarb. Toss with sugar and flour and let stand for 30 minutes.

3. Pour filling into pie crust. Seal edges of top and bottom crust with water.

4. Cut small holes in top to let steam escape.

5. Bake at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C), for 35 to 40 minutes, or until bubbly and brown. Cool on rack.

Recipe submitted by Selena, Bark River, MI

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If I use freshly ground spelt, would I need to add more flour? Can't wait to try this recipe!!
# Posted By Krista | 5/30/10 12:32 AM
No, you won't. But as with all cup measurements each cupful is never the same so you may have to adjust the ratio of the flour/water to get the correct dough texture.
# Posted By Sarah | 5/30/10 9:32 PM
This looks really good, I'll have to try it. I don't know much about spelt, does it have gluten in it? My son can't have gluten or dairy. If it does, I'll try to alter the recipe to be gluten free.
# Posted By CassidyS | 6/1/10 3:06 PM
Yes, spelt has gluten. This is not a gluten free recipe; besides the spelt it has regular wheat flour in the filling.
# Posted By Sarah | 6/1/10 4:11 PM
Could I use frozen ingredients in place of fresh and would it be the same amount?
# Posted By Julie | 9/9/10 6:36 PM

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