Mouthwatering Plum Pie

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What You Need:

  • 2 T lemon juice
  • 4 C purple plums, sliced
  • 1 C sugar
  • 2 T quick cooking tapioca
  • 1/2 t cinnamon
  • 1/2 t nutmeg
  • Freezer pie crust for 2 crusts
  • 2 T butter or margarine
  • Heavy duty aluminum foil

How to Make It:

  1. Place the plums in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Sprinkle with the lemon juice.
  3. In another bowl combine the sugar, tapioca, cinnamon and nutmeg together.
  4. Add plums to the sugar mixture.
  5. Toss to cover plums.
  6. Let stand 15 minutes.
  7. Place the aluminum foil in a 9 in pie plate being sure to extend the foil about 6 in over the plate.
  8. Fill the foil with the plum filling.
  9. Fold the foil over the top.
  10. Freeze for several hours or overnight.
  11. Place more foil over the filling being sure it's secured tightly around the filling.
  12. Freeze for up to 6 months.
  13. To bake remove both the crust and filling from the freezer.
  14. Allow the crust to come to room temperature.
  15. Roll one crust out on a floured surface to an 11 in circle.
  16. Place the crust in the pie plate.
  17. Fill with the filling.
  18. Roll the second crust out to about a 10 in circle.
  19. Dot the filling with the butter.
  20. Place the second crust on top.
  21. Crimp the edges being sure to cut off any extra.
  22. Place 4 slits in the crust to release the steam.
  23. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  24. Bake pie 45 minutes or until top is a golden brown.