Blueberry Pie

By January 23, 2019Blog

Blueberry Pie 

In celebration of National Pie Day why not bake up something berry yummy to celebrate. Our Blueberry Pie recipe is not only delicious but also the perfect pairing for any kind of celebration. If our fresh blueberries are not in season then you can snag some of our frozen blueberries from us directly or from one of our local partners in your area. Check out where you can purchase our sweet Duke frozen blueberries here.

 

 

For the crust:

2 1/2c flour

1/2tsp salt

1c shortening, chilled

6 tbsp ice water

 

For the filling:

3/4c sugar

3 tbsp cornstarch

1/4 tsp salt

6c blueberries

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1 tbsp butter

 

For the crust:

  1. Whisk the flour and salt together in a large sized bowl. With a pastry blender cut in the cold shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Drizzle 4-6 tbsp of ice water over flour.
  2. Toss mixture with a fork to moisten, adding more water a few drops at a time until dough comes together.
  3. Gently gather dough together into a ball. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill for 30 minutes before rolling.
  4. Roll out dough and put in pie plate. Trim off excess. Set aside.
  5. To create a braided crust, roll remaining dough and use pizza cutter to create thin strips. Pinch 3 strips together and gently begin braiding, pinching additional strips until a length is created to cover the crust.
  6. To create a rustic lattice, cut pastry dough into strips in varying widths (1/2′”-3/4″)

 

 

For the filling:

  1. Preheat oven to 375*F.
  2. Mix sugar, cornstarch, salt, cinnamon and sprinkle over blueberries.
  3. Pour berry mixture into prepared pie dish.
  4. Assemble lattice and braided crust.
  5. Bake pie on middle rack for 50-60 minutes or until crust is golden brown.
  6. Allow to cool for 10 minutes prior to serving.

 

 

Recipe by The Cake Mama 

Bernadette Maguire

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