Winterberry Pie

Winterberry Pie 150 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Winterberry Pie 150

This pie has a traditional bumbleberry-type filling using winter-available frozen fruit. Mix the juice from the fruit with morning juice or into smoothies.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2004

Ingredients

  • Flaky Pastry Recipe
  • 1 1/2 cup frozen blueberries thawed
  • 1 cup frozen chopped rhubarb thawed
  • 1/2 cup frozen cranberries thawed
  • 2 cups chopped peeled apples
  • 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon butter
Glaze:
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar

Method

On lightly floured surface, roll out half of the pastry into 12-inch (30 cm) circle. Fit into 9-inch (23 cm) pie plate; trim overhang. Set aside.

In sieve, drain blueberries, rhubarb and cranberries; gently press out excess juice and reserve for another use. In large bowl, combine apples, sugar, flour and cornstarch; add fruit mixture and toss to coat. Scrape into pie shell; dot with butter.

Roll out remaining pastry into 13-inch (33 cm) circle; brush rim of pie shell with water and fit pastry over filling. Trim edge, leaving 3/4-inch (2 cm) overhang; fold overhang under pastry rim. Press to seal and flute edge.

Glaze: In small bowl, whisk egg yolk with 2 tsp (10 mL) water; brush lightly over pastry. Sprinkle with sugar; cut steam vents in top.

Bake pie in bottom third of 350°F (180°C) convection oven until pastry is golden and filling is bubbly, about 1 hour. Let cool on rack. (Make-ahead: Cover loosely and store at room temperature for up to 6 hours.)

Conventional oven: Bottom third at 425°F (220°C) for 15 minutes; 350°F (180°C) for about 40 minutes.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 430 mg
  • Protein 7 g
  • Calories 547.0
  • Total fat 28 g
  • Cholesterol 102 mg
  • Saturated fat 14 g
  • Total carbohydrate 68 g

%RDI

  • Iron 19.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 31.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 15.0
  • Vitamin C 5.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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