All American Blueberry Pie

All American Blueberry Pie

All American Blueberry Pie

Serves: 8
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 50 minutes*
Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes*


  • 2 (9-inch) unbaked deep-dish pie crusts
  • 6 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. orange zest
  • 3/4 tsp. almond extract


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Coat a deep-dish pie plate with nonstick baking spray. Line with 1 pie crust. Roll the other crust into a 12-inch circle; cut into 10 strips 3/4-inch wide. Set aside.
  2. Place blueberries in a large bowl. In a small bowl combine brown sugar, cornstarch, orange zest, and extract; mix well. Add to blueberries; toss to  coat. Pour into pie crust.
  3. Place 5 pastry strips on top of berries in vertical rows. Weave the remaining 5 strips horizontally through the vertical strips. Seal all of the strips to edge of crust, crimping with fingers or a fork. Place pie on baking sheet.
  4. Bake 20 minutes; reduce temperature to 350°F. Loosely cover with foil; bake 30 minutes more or until juices are bubbling and thickened. Remove from oven; remove foil. Let cool completely before slicing.

Recipe notes:     *cooling time extra

Serving suggestion: Serve with vanilla ice cream and coffee or tea.


Nutrition facts US Canadian
calories: 454 1,898.24 kJ
fat: 21 g (33 %) 21.15 g
cholesterol: 0 mg (0 %) 0.10 mg
sodium: 420 mg (17 %) 419.70 mg
carbohydrate: 64 g (21 %) 63.89 g
dietary fiber: 4 g (15 %) 3.63 g
protein: 4 g 3.51 g

* Recipe developed for Integrated Marketing Services Photography by Visual Cuisines

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