Oregon Marionberry Deep-dish Pie

3
Sheryl Faulkner

By
@athestove

Love these berries! Marionberries were first created in Marion County, Oregon-a hybrid of caneberries, similar in its dark color to that of a blackberry, but more the size of a loganberry. I confess to always aspiring to improve my pie-making skills, but when it comes to marionberries,every pie is a star. All this needs are some fresh berries, a bit of sugar, a little thickening and your favorite pastry. Marionberries are very juicy, so this filling is not thick and 'stand on its own' but the flavor is so fresh noone seems to mind.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 6-8 c
    fresh marionberries
  • 1/4 c
    sugar - or more if berries are on the tart side
  • 3-4 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • ·
    your favorite pastry for 2-crust pie

How to Make Oregon Marionberry Deep-dish Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. Roll one pastry disk to fit a deep dish pie pan with a bit of overhang. If you don't have a deep dish, a regular size is fine, you can cut back on the filling if needed. If your deep dish is large, then add another 2 c of berries and increase your thickening agent by about 1 Tblsp.
  2. Gently fold the sugar and cornstarch into the berries and carefully mound them into your prepared pastry. Top the pie with the second crust. Fold the top crust edges under the bottom crust edges and seal as decoratively as you wish. Brush the top with a simple egg wash made with 1 egg and 1 Tblsp. of water. Sprinkle with sanding or granulated sugar if desired. Cut 4-5 small vents in the top.
  3. Bake at 400 for about 40-45 mins. until filling is bubbling and crust is golden.
  4. Serve warm with a nice spoonful of good vanilla ice cream. This is also great cold - as my father-in-law used to say, "we always had pie for breakfast on the farm." :)

Printable Recipe Card

About Oregon Marionberry Deep-dish Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Hashtag: #marionberries




Show 14 Comments & Reviews

History Of Pie Recipe

History of Pie

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

When we think of pie we automatically think apple, pumpkin and pecan pies - but it took centuries for us to experience the pie we know today. People didn’t even...

Magic Crust Custard Pie Recipe

Magic Crust Custard Pie

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Easy custard pie recipe that is made in the blender and magically creates a crust! Click here for the Magic Crust Custard Pie recipe!

20 Yummy Ways To Celebrate Pi Day! Recipe

20 Yummy Ways to Celebrate Pi Day!

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

How else would you celebrate Pi Day than with a nice slice of pie?!