Yummy Plum Pie

Yummy Plum Pie

 plums for pieUse the bountiful summer fruits such as plums to make a yummy pie.  This fruit pie will be a treat for your family.

 What You Need:

 2 T lemon juice

 4 C purple plums, sliced

 3/4 C sugar

 2 T quick cooking tapioca

 1/2 t cinnamon

 1/2 t nutmeg

 Pie crust for 2 crusts

 2 T butter or margarine

How to Make It:

Place the sliced plums in a large mixing bowl.

 Sprinkle with the lemon juice.

 In another bowl combine the sugar, tapioca, cinnamon and nutmeg together.

 Add plums to the sugar mixture.

 Toss to cover plums.

 Let stand 15 minutes.

Roll one crust out on a floured surface to an 11 in circle.

 Place the crust in the pie plate.

 Fill with the filling.

 Roll the second crust out to about a 10 in circle.

 Dot the filling with the butter.

 Place the second crust on top.

 Crimp the edges being sure to cut off any extra.

 Place 4 slits in the crust to release the steam.

 Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

 Bake pie 45 minutes or until top is a golden brown.

If you want to add something extra, some ice cream on top or on the side would be nice.