Homemade Blueberry Pie Recipe and Freeze Pies

How to make delicious Homemade Blueberry Pie Recipe and How to Freeze Pies so you can make multiple desserts at once but have them ready to go at a later time.

Homemade Blueberry Pie Recipe and Freeze Pies

Blueberries plump and sugary sweet right out off the bush. They are then used to cook up some tasty desserts, like pies, flapjacks, and scones and of course jam. They can also be kept in the freezer (or get dehydrated) to preserve throughout a lengthy period of time. When the days come, get at every blueberry possible to make the most of jam and desserts planned in the future that will last the rest of the year. Get the piecrust on and over the edge and fill it with blueberries. Then, stick them in the freezer.

Homemade Blueberry Pie Recipe and Freeze Pies

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Ingredients:

1/4 teaspoon salt

3/4 cup white sugar

1 tablespoon butter

4 cups fresh blueberries

3 tablespoons cornstarch

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions:

Prep 15 minutes – Cook 50 minutes – Ready in 1 hour 5 minutes

1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).

2. Mix sugar, cornstarch, salt, and cinnamon, and sprinkle over blueberries.

3. Line pie dish with one pie crust (Pie Crust Recpe “HERE” http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/perfect_pie_crust/). Pour berry mixture into the crust, and dot with butter. Cut remaining pastry into 1/2 – 3/4 inch wide strips, and make lattice top. Crimp and flute edges.

4. Bake pie on lower shelf of oven for about 50 minutes, or until crust is golden brown.

Tips for freezing: When doing so, add an extra tablespoon of flour in each planned pie when placing them on a sheet. Freeze them wrap it up with aluminum foil. Get an aluminum pie pan and wrap it twice in aluminum foil. While many suggest defrosting the blueberries, it is not necessary. Instead, put on an extra 20 minutes to the normal time to bake the pie. When it is ready to bake, start by heating the oven to 425 degrees. Get aluminum foil and wrap the edges to keep the pie’s edges from getting burned. Stick the pie for the first 15 minutes at that temperature, and then lower it to 375 degrees for another 45 minutes.

Take it out, let it cool, and enjoy! People love blueberry pie and this homemade version is a perfect treat for any occasion.

So, try it out and get “berried” in it.

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