Pear is another fruit that is not thought of as a pie ingredient. The raisins in this recipe plump up from the pear juice and are the perfect complement!
1 Never Fail Pie Crust Recipe
1/3 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon sea salt, split
6 tablespoons butter
6 Bosc pears, peeled and thinly sliced
1/2 cup organic raisins
1/2 cup evaporated sugar cane juice
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Heat oven to 375° F with the rack in the lowest position. Place pie crust in a 9-inch glass pie plate. Chill for at least 30 minutes.
In a bowl, combine the pears, raisins, sugar, lemon juice, 3 tablespoons of flour, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Transfer the mixture to the chilled piecrust.
Combine the brown sugar, flour, cinnamon, and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt in a small bowl. Add the butter and mix by hand, breaking up the butter, and forming a crumb topping. Top the pie with the crumbs.
Bake until the juices are bubbling and the crust is golden brown, 1 hour to 1 hour, 10 minutes. Let cool.