Strawberry Rhubarb Hand Pies

Author: Canadian Living

Half-moon pastries have a homemade look. Don't worry if they leak a little onto the parchment paper, just peel them off.

  • Portion size 12 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: June 2009

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup quartered hulled Strawberries
  • 2/3 cups chopped rhubarb
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
Sour Cream Pastry:
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cold salted butter cubed
  • 1/2 cup cold lard
  • 1/4 cup Ice water
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
Topping:
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons coarse sugar

Method

Sour Cream Pastry: In bowl, whisk flour with salt. Using pastry blender, cut in butter and lard until in fine crumbs with a few larger pieces. Whisk water with sour cream; drizzle over dry ingredients, stirring briskly with fork to form ragged dough. Divide in half; press into discs. Wrap each in plastic wrap; refrigerate until chilled, about 30 minutes.

On lightly floured surface, roll out pastry to 1/8-inch (3 mm) thickness. Using 5-1/4-inch (12.5 cm) round cutter, cut out 12 circles, rerolling scraps once.

In bowl, combine strawberries, rhubarb, sugar and cornstarch; spoon onto half of each round. Brush edge of pastry with water; fold over to enclose filling. Crimp edge with fork.

Topping: Mix egg with 1 tbsp (15 mL) water; brush over pastry tops. Sprinkle with sugar. Cut vents in top of each. Arrange, 2 inches (5 cm) apart, on parchment paper–lined baking sheets. Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven until golden, about 30 minutes. Let cool on rack. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container for up to 24 hours.)

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 158 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 293.0
  • Total fat 18 g
  • Potassium 90 mg
  • Cholesterol 45 mg
  • Saturated fat 9 g
  • Total carbohydrate 30 g

%RDI

  • Iron 10.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 27.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 8.0
  • Vitamin C 15.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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