1/2 c Pitted dates, soaked 2 hrs 1 1/2 c Ground almonds
— in 1/4 c water 1/4 ts Nutmeg
1 1/4 c Pitted dates, soaked 2 hrs 1 c Orange juice
— in 1/2 c water 1 ts Ground psyllium husks,
2 c Water — optional
4 md Oranges, juiced -=OR=-
CRUST: Cream dates & their soak water with a spoon or electric
beaters, until smooth. Stir in the almonds & nutmeg until well
mixed. Press the mixture into the bottom & sides of a 9″ pie plate.
Make a smooth edge laong the rim.
FILLING: Blend the dates, water, orange juice & psyllium with 2 c
shredded coconut until smooth. Stir in the rest of the shredded
coconut, along with the vanilla & lemon peel. Pour the mixture into
the pie crust, smooth the top. Sprinkle 1/3 c shaved coconut over
the top & press down lightly. Sprinkle the rest on top without
pressing. Refrigerate for several hours. Will keep up to 3 days.
Frances Kendall, “Sweet Temptations”
1 9″ pie