Very Berry Pie Recipe

This easy berry pie incorporates frozen ingredients with an amazing pie crust. You get a taste and look that’s homey and full of comfort.

Very Berry Pie Recipe

How To Make Very Berry Pie

Using three kinds of berries, this very berry pie makes a delightful dessert for the holidays. Serve it as it is or you can top it off with a light and airy cream. It screams comfort with every bite.

Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 1 hr 5 mins
Total: 1 hr 30 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

Pie Crust:

  • ¼ cup butter
  • cup lard
  • ¼ cup margarine
  • cup shortening
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp nonfat dry milk
  • 1 ½ cup pastry flour
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • ½ cup water, cold
  • 1 tbsp water, cold

Filling:

  • 16 oz boysenberries, no sugar added frozen
  • 8 oz blueberries, no sugar added frozen
  • 8 oz raspberries, no sugar added frozen
  • 1 ¾ cup sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup cornstarch

Instructions

To make crust,

  1. In mixer cream butter, lard, margarine, and shortening. In bowl, mix sugar, baking powder, salt, and dry milk powder; add to creamed butter mixture and mix briefly.
  2. Add pastry flour and beat until blended.
  3. Add bread flour and mix slightly.
  4. Pour in water and beat again only until water is just blended in.
  5. Divide dough into two or three balls.
  6. Roll each out on floured board.
  7. Line pie pan with dough and cut off excess dough.
  8. Flute edges.
  9. Prick holes in bottom with fork.
  10. Bake empty pie shell at 375 degrees F for 12-15 minutes or until light golden brown.

  11. Or fill unbaked pie shell and bake according to recipe.
  12. Makes 2 to 3 pie shells.
  13. Note: This crust may also be made by hand-cutting fats into dry ingredients.

To make filling,

  1. Thaw all berries; pour berries and all juice in mixing bowl. In separate bowl, mix sugar, salt, and cornstarch; pour on top of berries.
  2. Mix well with rubber spatula.
  3. Fill crusts, add top crusts, and bake at 375 degrees for 45-50 minutes or until golden brown.

Nutrition

  • Sugar: 27g
  • :
  • Calcium: 36mg
  • Calories: 352kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 60g
  • Cholesterol: 1mg
  • Fat: 11g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 146mg
  • Protein: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 305mg
  • Vitamin A: 295IU
  • Vitamin C: 6mg
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