Grandma’s Blueberry Pie Recipe Secret Revealed
Ever had grandma’s blueberry pie at your grandma’s when you were little? Then you’ll probably know that she has the most exquisite taste of food cravings you’ll find nowhere else.
If you’ve ever had a freshly made Grandma’s blueberry pie, you already know where we’re headed. But if not, then you’re in for one heck of a treat. One that’ll leave you wanting more.
Ingredients for Grandma’s Blueberry Pie
- 3 cups Fresh Blueberries
- 1 cup of sugar
- ¼ cup all-purpose flour
- dash(es) salt (as required)
- 1 tbsp lemon juice (fresh)
- 2 tbsp butter
- pie layering crust recipe
The best outcome is when you have ingredients fresh from the store or freshly composed together. The crust is just as important as the pie itself. Make sure it’s even, crumby and blended the right way before proceeding.
Note: If you don’t know the recipe to make an amazing pie layering crust, don’t fret. It is right below this line!
Ingredients for a pie layering crust
- 1 cup butter flavoured shortening
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tbsp Kosher salt
- 6 tbsp cold freshwater
If you have your own recipe for the crust, then go straight ahead. But if you want to follow the one here, go right ahead.
In a bowl, add flour, salt, and the flavoured shortening. Use pastry cutters or table knives to cut the dough as the ingredients are added.
Add cold water and cut until the dough comes as one entity.
Divide into two separate spherical shapes of similar sizes.
Roll until flat and big enough to fit a pie-sized pan.
Place one flat side in the pie pan. Flatten it out evenly and soften out the rough edges.
For the pie fudge, combine blueberries, some sugar, a hint of salt, all-purpose flour, & few drops of lemon juice.
Fill the pie pan till the top, levelled. Clear the top to become flat.
Top it with small cubes of butter. And lots of ‘em.
Add the top crust dough and seal from the sides by pressing evenly.
Make small cross slits in the middle.
Bake at a pre-heated oven at 375 for 50-60 minutes.
Let the pie cool to room temperature.
Well, here you have it. Grandma’s blueberry pie at the ready. Enjoy it with a good book or with some friends and it will not disappoint.
Serve it hot. Best for a family gathering, or a brunch gathering as well.