Grandma Catherine's Blueberry Pie

1
Catherine Bowman

By
@PalomaGirl

I just wanted a simple blueberry pie recipe. I looked high and low, but I couldn't find what I was looking for. So I went back to my Grandmother's recipe box from the 1940's and 50's and found exactly what I wanted. The result was a blueberry pie that made my mouth SING! Sometimes the best recipes are the older ones!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

  • 3 c
    fresh blueberries
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/4 c
    flour
  • 1 dash(es)
    salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice, fresh or conentrate
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter or margarine
  • 1
    double pie crust recipe
  • DOUBLE PIE CRUST RECIPE -MINE

  • 1 c
    butter flavor shortening
  • 3 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 6 Tbsp
    cold water

How to Make Grandma Catherine's Blueberry Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine berries, sugar, flour, salt, and lemon juice.
  2. Fill an 8 or 9-inch pastry-lined pie pan with the blueberry mixture.
  3. Dot top with butter, then add the top crust. Slit the top.
  4. Bake in a 400o oven for 40-50 minutes.
  5. For the crust, use your favorite recipe or try this one...
  6. In a bowl add the flour, salt, and shorting. Use 2 table knives or a pastry cutter to cut the dough.
  7. Add the water and then cut the ingredients until the dough comes together.
  8. Divide into 2 balls. Roll out each to fit the pie pan.
  9. Fill and cook as directed above.
  10. Place on top crust and slit. Bake as directed.
    Optional:
    Before baking:
    Using a pastry brush, brush the top with milk. Sprinkle the top with granulated sugar.

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About Grandma Catherine's Blueberry Pie

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Desserts
Collection: Grandma's Table




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