best blueberry pie (tnt)

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By Lynnda Cloutier
from Mission Viejo, CA

I made this one for Easter, and got a request to make it again a week later. You can use any orange liqueur. The almond flavored whipped cream is heavenly.

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Ingredients For best blueberry pie (tnt)

  • 4 cups fresh blueberries
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1 tbsp. cointreau or curacao (i used grand marnier and it was great)
  • 1 baked nine inch pie shell
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 tsp. almond extract
  • sugar to taste

How To Make best blueberry pie (tnt)

  • 1
    Bring 1 cup of blueberries, 3/4 cup sugar and water to a boil in pan. Cook for 10 minutes or til soft. Let stand til cool.
  • 2
    Combine the cornstarch with a little juice form the blueberry mixture in a bowl and stir til cornstarch is dissolved. Add to blueberry mixture. Cook til thickened, stirring constantly.
  • 3
    Stir in butter. Let stand til cool. Add the remaining blueberries, almonds and Cointreau. Pour into pie shell. Beat whipping cream, almond extract and sugar to taste in mixer bowl til soft peaks form. Spread over the pie, sealing to the edge. Serves 6 to 8

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