Don’t decide a recipe by its title! One might imagine a water pie, or because it’s typically known as, “melancholy pie,” would lack taste, however you’d be improper. This old school pie was made well-liked throughout the Nice Melancholy, and it’s all of the issues a pie ought to be…wealthy, candy, decadent, and you bought it, simple!
❤️WHY WE LOVE WATER PIE
We love old school recipes, and this pie is unquestionably that. It got here out of the Nice Melancholy when residence cooks needed to make do with what they’d. It’s been my expertise that straightforward is nearly all the time higher, and this dessert qualifies. Flour, butter, vanilla, and naturally, water are what makes this selfmade pie fabulous. As you possibly can see it has NO eggs! You received’t consider how simple it’s and it’s the proper dessert to serve for any gathering or vacation as a result of it must be made prematurely.
Deep Dish Pie Crust-we prefer 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-Goal Flour-this is a thickening agent.
White Granulated Sugar-this brings the sweetness!
Salt-you will certainly wish to add this as a result of it helps convey out the candy flavors of this dessert.
Vanilla Extract-adds a lot taste for this dessert. It’s possible you’ll 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. In the event you assume you’ll must cowl your pie crust to maintain it from browning an excessive amount of, make certain and have some aluminum foil shut by.
🥧HOW TO MAKE
You received’t consider how simple this pie is. You mainly combine, pour and bake! That’s it. You need to love these easy desserts, and this one undoubtedly qualifies.
Go forward and get your elements collectively and measured out. Let it sit out and attain room temperature in the event you use a premade crust. In the event 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 accomplished.
- 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 high 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 utterly after which cowl and place within the fridge. Pie will arrange because it cools and is refrigerated. It would appear to be it isn’t cooked when faraway from the oven. It would look watery within the heart; that’s the way it ought to look. It would arrange as soon as it’s chilly.
🔺You’ll be able to cowl the edges of the pie crust in case your crust is changing into too darkish. I haven’t had that difficulty with this pie, however all oven temperatures range and may bake in a different way.
🔺Resist the urge to serve this pie heat. It’s to be served chilly, and warming it up will trigger it to change into runny and unfastened once more.
IF YOU LOVE THIS RECIPE
In the event you love this pie, you’ll wish to strive our Old-Fashioned Impossible Pie. It’s been round for years and years and has terrific evaluations. It’s really easy; it doesn’t even require a crust. You may as well strive our basic Chess Pie. It’s completely scrumptious!
❓FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Truthfully, there isn’t a explicit approach the pie ought to look when it’s accomplished baking. I like to recommend baking it for a full hour after which eradicating it to chill. It would undoubtedly look watery and unfastened, however that’s okay. As I mentioned, it’ll 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 high quality 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 individuals describe it as having virtually a butterscotch style. It’s wealthy and decadent, and my household are enormous followers.
STORING AND REHEATING
Cowl the pie and retailer it within the fridge. It would preserve for not less than 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 melancholy period and it is so good! Easy elements.
- 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 high 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 would appear to be it isn’t cooked when faraway from oven however will arrange as soon as it’s chilly.
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