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Blueberry Pie with Lemon

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Blueberry Pie with Lemon
Author 2pots2cook

Ingredients

  • Ingredients for the crust:
  • 2.5 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 5 Tbsp butter, room temperature
  • 6 Tbsp sour cream
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 egg yolk + 1 Tbsp water for egg wash
  • Ingredients for filling:
  • 2.5 cups frozen blueberries
  • 5 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp starch
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

  1. On a flat surface, knead the crust combining all the crust ingredients.
  2. Let the crust rest in the fridge while you make the filling.
  3. Preheat the oven to 180 C / 356 F.
  4. In a medium sized pot, slowly boil the blueberries with lemon juice.
  5. In a small bowl, mix both sugar and starch together and add to the boiling blueberries. Mix the filling and boil it for 2 – 3 minutes.

  6. Cut and lay the baking paper in both of the dishes and butter the baking paper.
  7. Take the crust out of the fridge and divide into 2/3 for the bottoms and the sides and 1/3 for the lattice ribbons.
  8. Roll the crust to the size that covers the bottom and the sides of each dish.
  9. Roll out the remaining third of the crust and cut in into ribbons for the lattice.
  10. Put 5 Tbsp of filling into the smaller dish and 7 Tbsp of filling into the bigger one.
  11. Cover the filling with the ribbons, egg wash them and bake for 35 minutes.