Garden Huckleberry Pie

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    cups garden huckleberry
  • 1 12
    cups sugar
  • 14
    teaspoon nutmeg
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    tablespoon butter
  • 1
    lemon, juice of
  • 2
    tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2
    pie crusts (either storebought or your own recipe)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Stem, wash and drain huckleberries.
  • Place berries in a heavy pot, cover with cold water and bring to a slow boil.
  • Cook until soft.
  • Drain; mash berries with a potato masher to break their skins.
  • Add sugar, nutmeg, salt, butter, lemon juice and cornstarch.
  • Cook for about five minutes, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens.
  • Place pastry for bottom crust in pie pan.
  • Pour in the berry mixture and dot with butter.
  • Cover with top crust, crimping crust edges to seal and piercing top crust all over with a fork to allow steam to escape.
  • Bake for 45 minutes or until the crust is a light brown.
  • Cool.
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