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Prune Filling for Pie


  • 1/2 pound pitted prunes
  • 1/3 cup corn syrup, or 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons lemon rind
  • 1/2 tablespoon fat
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch


Wash and scald prunes. Soak ten minutes in the water. Simmer until tender. Rub through colander. Add other ingredients, well blended. Bring to boiling point. Use as filling for pastry.


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