This pie has a very mild flavor and it isn't too sweet - perfect for friends and family who don't enjoy a sugar-rush. (Again, a shout-out to Ken Haedrich and his book Pie for the great recipe!)
Pear Raspberry Pie
All-Shortening Crust Recipe
5 1/2 cups peeled, cored and sliced pears
2 cups raspberries
3/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
2 1/2 tablespoons butter, cut into small pieces
Combine pears, raspberries, sugar, lemon juice, zest, and ginger in a large bowl. Mix well and allow to juice for 10 minutes. Mix in corn starch.
This is such a simple recipe with fantastic results - enjoy!