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Strawberry Rhubarb Pie: Vegan Recipe

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie: Vegan Recipe

This is one of the most mouth-watering early-summer desserts ever. When Cait’s son was small, he could hardly wait for the rhubarb to come up in their garden so she could make this pie–and he never knew or cared that this heavenly strawberry-rhubarb creation is made without any dairy, and with only honey as a sweetener. Thatís how great it is!

Get ready for a divine taste of the summer season to come.

INGREDIENTS

1 double pie shell
4 cups fresh rhubarb, sliced into 3/4-inch pieces
1 cup honey
6 tablespoons arrowroot
2 cups thickly sliced fresh strawberries
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons unbleached white flour

1. Fit bottom crust into a 10-inch pie plate. Refrigerate the dough and rolled-out crust.

2. Put sliced rhubarb into a colander with a bowl underneath. Pour honey over rhubarb and allow to drain 1 hour. In a saucepan, mix arrowroot with half of the drained honey. Heat until thickened over low heat, then add the rest of the honey.

3. Preheat oven to 350F.

4. Mix rhubarb and strawberries together in bowl. Add honey mixture along with cinnamon and flour. Gently toss to mix.

5. Pour into prepared pie shell. Roll out top crust and place on top. Join crusts, fluting edges. Slash top so steam can escape.

6. Bake one hour in preheated oven. Allow to cool, then refrigerate a few hours to set (if you can stand to wait that long).

Serves 8 to 10.

Read more: Food, All recipes, Desserts

Inspired by Horn of the Moon Cookbook by Ginny Callan (Harper and Row, 1987).

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on anniebbond.com, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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3:30PM PST on Dec 24, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

7:19PM PDT on Sep 25, 2012

Yummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

7:58AM PST on Mar 6, 2012

yum!

8:40AM PST on Feb 4, 2012

"Let your food be your medicine and your medicine be your food." Hippocrates
we must light up the darkness for knowledge is not power its empowering lets all be empowered to change. life has value beyond measure
Peace and Love

4:47AM PST on Nov 30, 2011

Thanks for the article.

1:34AM PDT on Oct 18, 2011

Thank you

10:41PM PDT on Jul 31, 2011

Fabulous recipe. Thanks for poting.

6:40PM PDT on Jul 25, 2010

I was going to use Agave Nectar but I can only find flavored nectar at the health foods store here!

10:36AM PDT on May 12, 2010

So, naturally, after leaving my omit the eggs comment for the other version of this pudding, I find this one!

3:41PM PDT on Apr 17, 2010

We used Agave Syrup in place of honey and looked up a vegan recipe for pie crust. We're innovative vegans! Its 2010, get creative!

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