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Old 07-01-2014, 11:48 AM   #1
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Raspberry pie filling

I found a raspberry pie filling recipe i want to use, it calls for cornstarch, can i sub by using flour?

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Old 07-01-2014, 02:38 PM   #2
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I found a raspberry pie filling recipe i want to use, it calls for cornstarch, can i sub by using flour?
You could but I wouldn't. Cornstarch is cheap enough and produces a better finish. You could use arrowroot, I think
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You probably could, but I wouldn't recommend it. The cornstarch helps to thicken the filling and provides a crystal-clear jewel red filling. The flour would not give your that result.

I have always used my grandmother's raspberry pie filling recipe, which does call for cornstarch. The other ingredients are granulated sugar, almond extract and a tiny pinch of salt.

The recipe has been handed down for generations and I've never seen anyone turn down a piece of this pie.
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