Best blueberry pie

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PREP TIME

25 min

TOTAL TIME

1 h 50 min

Serves

8

* PLUS cooling time
Best blueberry pie

Photo, Roberto Caruso.


Ingredients

  • 680 g blueberries , about 4 1/3 cups
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter , cube

To assemble

  • 1 egg , beaten
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 batch all-butter pastry
  • 2 tsp coarse sugar

Instructions

  • POSITION rack in bottom third of oven. Preheat to 350F.
  • TOSS blueberries with granulated sugar, flour and lemon juice in a large bowl until coated. Let stand, stirring occasionally, until flour is absorbed, 10 min.
  • BEAT egg with water in a small bowl. Roll out pastry into a 13-in. circle on a lightly floured surface. Lift onto a 9-in. pie plate set on a baking sheet. Press dough over bottom and up sides of plate, leaving a 1-in. overhang. Scrape blueberry mixture evenly into pastry. Dot with butter. Fold pastry over toward centre, overlapping edges. Lightly brush pastry with egg wash and sprinkle with coarse sugar.
  • BAKE in bottom third of oven until golden, 1 hour and 25 min. Let stand at least 2 hours before serving, or overnight.

 

How to make blueberry pie

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 327,
  • Protein
  • 4 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 44 g,
  • Fat
  • 16 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 154 mg.

Here’s the all-butter pastry recipe you need to make this blueberry pie.

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