Old-Fashioned Blueberry Pie Old-Fashioned Blueberry Pie

Old-Fashioned Blueberry Pie Photography by Mark Burstyn Image by: Old-Fashioned Blueberry Pie <br /> Photography by Mark Burstyn Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 10 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: August 2010




Pastry: In bowl, whisk flour with salt. Using pastry blender, cut in butter and lard until mixture is in fine crumbs with a few larger pieces.

In small bowl, whisk water with sour cream; drizzle over dry ingredients, stirring briskly with fork to form ragged dough and adding more water, 1 tbsp (15 mL) at a time, if too dry. Divide in half; press into discs. Wrap each in plastic wrap; refrigerate until chilled, about 30 minutes.

In large bowl, combine blueberries, sugar, flour, lemon rind, lemon juice and cinnamon; set aside.

On lightly floured surface, roll out half of the pastry to generous 1/8-inch (3 mm) thickness; fit into 9-inch (23 cm) pie plate. Trim to leave 3/4-inch (2 cm) overhang. Scrape in filling.

Roll out remaining pastry. Whisk egg yolk with 1 tbsp (15 mL) water; brush over pastry rim. Fit pastry over filling; trim to leave 3/4-inch (2 cm) overhang. Fold overhang under bottom pastry rim; seal and flute edge.

Bake in bottom third of 425 F (220 C) oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 F (180 C); bake until golden and filling is thickened, 35 to 45 minutes. Let cool on rack.

Nutritional facts Per each of 10 servings: about

  • Sodium 169 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 382.0
  • Total fat 19 g
  • Cholesterol 53 mg
  • Saturated fat 10 g
  • Total carbohydrate 49 g


  • Iron 12.0
  • Folate 32.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Vitamin A 9.0
  • Vitamin C 12.0
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Old-Fashioned Blueberry Pie