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“This is one that sounds interesting (though I haven't tried it) from Janet Reeves' "One Potato Two Potato". It is supposedly an early American dessert.”
READY IN:
1hr 50mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Slice the potatoes very thinly.
  2. Boil them in water until they are just barely tender.
  3. Remove them from the water carefully, trying not to break the slices.
  4. Save 1/4 cup of the water.
  5. Juice the lemon.
  6. Mix the lemon juice, the sugar, and the 1/4 cup of potato water together in a pan.
  7. Simmer for 5 minutes while stirring occasionally.
  8. Add the potato slices to the mixture carefully and bring to a boil.
  9. Remove the lemon/potato mix from the stove and let it cool.
  10. Meanwhile heat the oven to 425 degrees.
  11. Put the pastry into a 9 inch pan.
  12. Put the potato slices in the pastry and then pour the syrup over top.
  13. Sprinkle the top with brown sugar and dot with butter.
  14. Bake for about 15 minutes.
  15. Reduce the heat to 350 degrees and bake it for 30 to 35 minutes more.
  16. This can be served at room temperature or chilled.

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