Plum and Ginger Mini Pie Recipe

Plum and Ginger Mini Pie Recipe
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Looking forward to trying something different for once. Make these delightfully pies with fresh plums you and see if you are special.
Makes approximately 4 mini pies
Ingredients
Filling
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh plums (dark red preferred)
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime
  • 1 tablespoon tapioca flour
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped crystallized ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar (for dusting pies)
Crust
  • 1 all-butter pie single crust recipe (4 mini pies)
Instructions
  1. Cut 4 tops and bottom circles from the pie crust dough.
  2. Refrigerate for at least 15 minutes.
  3. Peel, core and dice the plums into small pieces.
  4. Over low heat, add all the ingredients except the tapioca flour and water into a small pan.
  5. Cook until mixture is just starting to boil.
  6. Blend the tapioca and water. Add it to the hot pear mixture.
  7. Stir until it thickens and remove from heat.
  8. Let this cool some, about 15 minutes or so.
  9. Prepare the mini pie maker.
  10. Place each dough circle for the bottom into the pie maker.
  11. Spoon the filling into each mini pie shell but not to the very top to prevent boiling over.
  12. Top each pie with you dough circles.
  13. Close the lid and bake for 8-12 minutes.
  14. Remove pies with a spatula and allow to cool.
  15. Dust pies with a little powdered sugar.