Don’t decide a recipe by its title! One might imagine a water pie, or because it’s typically known as, “despair pie,” would lack taste, however you’d be mistaken. This old style pie was made widespread throughout the Nice Despair, and it’s all of the issues a pie must be…wealthy, candy, decadent, and you bought it, straightforward!
❤️WHY WE LOVE WATER PIE
We love old style recipes, and this pie is certainly that. It got here out of the Nice Despair when dwelling cooks needed to make do with what that they had. It’s been my expertise that easy is nearly all the time higher, and this dessert qualifies. Flour, butter, vanilla, and naturally, water are what makes this do-it-yourself pie fabulous. As you possibly can see it has NO eggs! You received’t imagine how straightforward it’s and it’s the right dessert to serve for any gathering or vacation as a result of it must be made upfront.
Deep Dish Pie Crust-we wish to make our personal utilizing THIS recipe, however you possibly can simply use a store-bought premade crust. Ensure that it’s a deep dish pie crust.
Water-this is a should. The water makes this a water pie.
All-Function Flour-this is a thickening agent.
White Granulated Sugar-this brings the sweetness!
Salt-you will certainly need to add this as a result of it helps carry out the candy flavors of this dessert.
Vanilla Extract-adds a lot taste for this dessert. You might use vanilla flavoring.
Butter-it can’t be buttery if we don’t add the butter. We use unsalted butter.
One of many nice issues about this pie is that it takes little or no gear. You’ll want a deep dish pie plate and a mixing bowl. Should you assume you’ll have to cowl your pie crust to maintain it from browning an excessive amount of, make sure and have some aluminum foil shut by.
🥧HOW TO MAKE
You received’t imagine how straightforward this pie is. You mainly combine, pour and bake! That’s it. You must love these easy desserts, and this one undoubtedly qualifies.
Go forward and get your substances collectively and measured out. Let it sit out and attain room temperature should you use a premade crust. Should you’re making your crust, go forward and make it.
- Pour water into the raw pie shell. I do know this sounds bizarre, however that is the way it’s finished.
- Whisk collectively flour, sugar, and salt.
- Sprinkle over water within the pie crust. DO NOT STIR.
- Drizzle on the vanilla extract and add butter pats on prime of the pie.
- Bake in a preheated 400-degree oven for half-hour. Scale back warmth to 375 levels and proceed baking for 30 extra minutes.
- Let pie cool fully after which cowl and place within the fridge. Pie will arrange because it cools and is refrigerated. It’ll appear like it’s not cooked when faraway from the oven. It’ll look watery within the heart; that’s the way it ought to look. It’ll arrange as soon as it’s chilly.
🔺You’ll be able to cowl the perimeters of the pie crust in case your crust is changing into too darkish. I haven’t had that challenge with this pie, however all oven temperatures range and might bake in another way.
🔺Resist the urge to serve this pie heat. It’s to be served chilly, and warming it up will trigger it to turn into runny and unfastened once more.
IF YOU LOVE THIS RECIPE
Should you love this pie, you’ll need to strive our Old-Fashioned Impossible Pie. It’s been round for years and years and has terrific opinions. It’s really easy; it doesn’t even require a crust. You too can strive our traditional Chess Pie. It’s completely scrumptious!
❓FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Truthfully, there isn’t a specific means the pie ought to look when it’s finished baking. I like to recommend baking it for a full hour after which eradicating it to chill. It’ll undoubtedly look watery and unfastened, however that’s okay. As I stated, it can arrange because it cools and is refrigerated.
Sure, it is suggested that you just make this pie forward of time due to the cooling course of. This pie will get higher the longer it sits. It might be fantastic to make it even two days earlier than serving.
Some will say it tastes like the center of a pecan pie however with out the corn syrup. I’ve additionally heard folks describe it as having virtually a butterscotch style. It’s wealthy and decadent, and my household are big followers.
STORING AND REHEATING
Cowl the pie and retailer it within the fridge. It’ll maintain for a minimum of 5 days. Don’t reheat this pie. This pie is to be served chilled or at room temperature.
Previous Usual Water Pie
This water pie is from the despair period and it is so good! Easy substances.
- 1 deep dish 9 inch pie crust raw
- 1 1/2 cups faucet water
- 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 cup white granulated sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 5 tablespoons butter sliced
Pour water into raw pie shell.
Whisk collectively flour, sugar and salt. Sprinkle over water in pie crust. DO NOT STIR.
Drizzle on vanilla extract and add butter pats on prime of pie. Bake in a preheated 400 diploma oven for half-hour.
Scale back warmth to 375 levels and proceed baking for 30 extra minutes.
Pie will arrange because it cools and is refrigerated.
It’ll appear like it’s not cooked when faraway from oven however will arrange as soon as it’s chilly.
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