• 4 cups bread flour or all-purpose flour (plus more for kneading)
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ⅔ cup butter or margarine, cut into small cubes
  • ½ cup powdered milk
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 ½ cups water

Pineapple Filling

  • 1 pack pineapple flavor powdered juice
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ¼ tsp egg yellow food color
  • 3 ½ cups cornstarch (dissolve in 3 cups of water)
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract

For the Egg Wash

  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tbsp water
  • a drop of egg yellow food color

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  • In a large bowl, combine the dry ingredients: 4 cups bread flour, ½ cup powdered milk, 2 tsp baking powder, 1 tsp salt and ½ cup sugar. Mix until combined.
  • Add 1 ½ cups water and ⅔ cup butter or margarine. Mix until well incorporated and forms into a dough. Add more flour for kneading.
  • Knead until the dough becomes smooth.
  • Cut the dough into two parts. Flatten the first half of the dough using a rolling pin.
  • After flattening the dough, place it into the greased baking pan. You may cut the excess dough but I prefer to leave it there and fit it on the sides of the pan.
  • Poke holes on the dough using a fork. Set aside.
  • Knead the other half of the dough. Flatten using a rolling pin. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, combine 3 ½ cups cornstarch and 3 cups of water. Mix until cornstarch dissolves. Set aside.

Pineapple Filling

  • In a large cooking pan, combine 6 cups water, 2 cups sugar and 1 pack pineapple flavor powdered juice. Stir to combine.
  • Turn on the heat. Add 1 tbsp vanilla extract and ¼ tsp egg yellow food color. Stir to combine. Bring to a boil.
  • Add the cornstarch mixture. Stir continuously until mixture becomes thick.
  • Immediately pour the pineapple filling into the prepared baking pan.
  • Then, place the other half flatten dough on top of the filling. Cut the excess dough. Make sure to cover and seal the filling.
  • Brush the top of the pie with egg wash.
  • Poke holes on the dough using a fork.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 350 F / 180 C for 30-40 minutes.
  • Enjoy!

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