Honey Pie with Lavender

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Pie Filling

Ingredients

1 cup sugar

1 Tbsp lavender flowers

1 stick butter (1/2 cup) melted

3 eggs

3 tsp cornmeal

2/3 cup honey

1/2 cup cream

1 tsp salt

Directions

In the bowl of electric mixer, combine sugar and lavender flowers and blend on high for 1 minute.

Add butter, eggs, and cornmeal and mix until just combined.

Add honey, cream, and salt and mix until just combined.

Refrigerate filling while preheating oven and rolling pie crust.

Pie Crust (may use pre-made)

1½ cup flour

1 stick very cold butter cut in at least 8 pieces

1 tsp salt

1 tsp sugar

1 Tbsp vodka (optional)

1/3 to 1/2 cup ice cold water

Directions

Combine flour, butter, salt and sugar in a food processor until butter is incorporated.

Add vodka and water and pulse until dough comes together.

Flatten dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for an hour before using.

On a floured surface, roll dough to ¼ inch thickness and press into pie pan.

Assembly

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Pour filling mixture into prepared crust.

Bake on bottom shelf of the oven until top is browned and edges are beginning to set, about 30 minutes.

Cool at least 2-3 hours before slicing.

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