Perfect Blueberry Pie Filling

Recipe by Pastryismybiz
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine 1 cup berries with 3/4 cup sugar in pan.
  • Simmer on low heat until sugar is melted and mixture is very liquid; about 5 minutes.
  • Combine cornstarch and water in bowl.
  • Add to pan with blueberries.
  • Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to full boil and is clear and thick.
  • Pour hot mixture into large bowl.Cool until warm.
  • Fold in remaining 3 cups of blueberries, lemon rind, cinnamon,nutmeg and butter.
  • Let cool before adding to pie crust.
  • Add top crust and brush with egg wash, sprinkle with sugar.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F but reduce heat to 375°F when you put pie in oven. Bake about 40 minutes. Check pie halfway through baking; cover edges with a strip of foil if edges are getting too brown.
  • This technique works for any delicate fruit such as raspberries or strawberries.
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