On Line Cookbook

Grape Pie with Crumb Topping

Recipe Information

Serves/Makes:Makes 6 to 8 servings.

  • 2 lbs (.9 kg). Concord grapes (about 4 1/2 cups)
  • 1 cup (225 ml) sugar
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) flour
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) lemon juice
  • 1/8 tsp (1 ml) salt
  • unbaked 9 inch pie shell
  • Oat Streusel:
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) brown sugar (packed)
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) flour
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) butter or regular margarine
  • Wash and pick over grapes.
  • Slip skins from grapes by pinching end opposite stem end.
  • Reserve skins.
  • Place pulp in two-quart saucepan.
  • Cook over high heat until it comes to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer five minutes, or until pulp is soft.
  • Put hot pulp through strainer or food mill to remove seeds.
  • Combine strained pulp, reserved skins, sugar, flour, lemon juice and salt in bowl.
  • Mix well.
  • Pour grape mixture into unbaked pie shell.
  • Prepare oat streusel and sprinkle over grape mixture.
  • Oat Streusel: Combine oats, brown sugar and flour in bowl.
  • Cut in butter or regular margarine until crumbly, using a pastry blender.
  • Bake in 425 degree (225 C.) oven thirty-five minutes or until filling is bubbly.
  • Cover loosely with foil after twenty minutes if top becomes too brown. Cool on rack.
I don't know if this is the same recipe, my family came by it when we had a grape arbor and not enough jelly jars.