Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Mini Black Grape Pie

Tempting and pleasing pie filled with tangy-sweet grapes…. is a joy to make and serve.


1 recipe pastry dough for 2 mini double crust pies
¾  cups black grapes
2 tbsp melted butter
1 ½  tbsp all-purpose flour
1/4 cup + 2 tbsp castor sugar


  • Preheat oven to 200 deg C.
  • For pie base, roll out dough to ¼ inch thick for bottom and bake pie bottoms for 10 min and keep aside.
  • In microwave safe bowl, cook grapes at 100 % power for 3-4 min or until grapes turn soft. Stir in between.
  • Sieve extra water from the grapes and add the flour and sugar to cooked grapes. (Preserve the water, it tastes great). Stir in the melted butter.
  • Pour mixture into half baked pie shells. For top crust, roll dough to 1/8 inch.
  • Cover pie with top crust and seal edges using little water. (You can design top crust with small cutters or make lattice pattern)
  • Brush little milk on top crust of pie. Bake at 220 deg C for about 15-20 min. or till top crust turn golden.
  • Sprinkle icing sugar and serve.