Crumbly Streusel-Y Blueberry Pie

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
YIELD: 1 pie




  • preheat oven to 375 degrees farenheit.
  • make the blueberry filling.
  • combine berries, 1/2 cup of sugar and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice in a saucepan.
  • heat until sugar is dissolved and mixture has reached boiling point.
  • remove from heat.
  • make the topping.
  • mix 1/2 cup sugar, 1 cup flour and 1/4 teaspoon of salt.
  • cut in butter (or shortening) until crumbly (if you've got one, a food processor works well. a few pulses should suffice).
  • separate out 1/2 cup of this mixture.
  • add nutmeg and cinnamon (if using) to the 1/2 cup portion.
  • make the other filling.
  • add 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder to the remaining flour/sugar mixture.
  • combine 1/2 cup milk, egg, and vanilla. add to dry ingredients and combine until moist.
  • pour into pie shell.
  • spoon in blueberry mixture and cut through to marble (use a spoon so you don't accidentally cut through your crust like i did the firt time i made this).
  • sprinkle reserved 1/2 cup of sugar/flour mixture on top.
  • dot with butter and garnish with dashes of cinnamon sugar (if desired).
  • bake 40-45 minutes.