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6 servings


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  • Combine flour and salt in a large mixing bowl, stirring well; cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add eggs and milk; stir with a fork just until dry ingredients are moistened.

  • Turn out onto a heavily floured surface, and knead 2 or 3 times. Roll one-fourth of pastry on a floured surface into a 10- x 6-inch rectangle, and cut into 10- x 1-inch strips. Place strips on an ungreased baking sheet; bake at 450° for 5 minutes. Let cool on baking sheet.

  • Divide remaining dough in half. Roll one half to 1/8-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface, and fit into a 10- x 6- x 2-inch baking dish. Set aside prepared dish and remaining portion of dough.

  • Combine berries and sugar; toss lightly to coat well. Spoon half of berries evenly into prepared dish; carefully arrange baked pastry strips over top. Spoon remaining berries over strips; dot with butter.

  • Roll remaining dough to 1/4- inch thickness on a floured surface. Carefully place over berries. Trim edges; seal and flute. Cut slits in top crust. Bake at 450° for 20 minutes; reduce temperature to 350°, and bake an additional 15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm, and top with ice cream.


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