Blueberry strawberry pie

An easy recipe for a sweet pie filled with fresh berries for a sweet and tart flavour.
 
Blueberry and strawberry pie festive recipe

Recipe from: 21 November
Preparation time: 20 min
Cooking time: 45 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 125
    g
    blueberries
  • 700
    g
    strawberries
  • 1/2
    cup
    sugar
  • 2
    Tbs
    butter
  • 1/2
    juice of lemon
  • 2
    Tbs
    flour
  • 1
    egg (egg wash)
  • 2
    pastry crust (store bought or homemade)
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Pre-heat oven to 180°C/375°F and grease pie pan.

Make a simple pastry crust or use store-bought. Then, roll out the bottom dough to fit into the pan and up the sides of the pan.

Bake the pastry in the oven for 5-7 minutes or until a very light golden brown.

While the crust is cooking cut the strawberries in half.  Add sugar to the berries, the juice of 1/2 lemon, and 2 tablespoons of flour, and toss lightly.

Let pastry cool for a minute or two and place the strawberry blueberry mix into the pan just below the edges of the side, drizzle softly melted butter throughout the top of the pie.

Roll out the other pastry dough and place it on top.  If it’s fragile you can place pieces over most of the pie.  If there are no holes slice a few into the top pastry for the pie to breathe while cooking.

Egg wash the pastry by beating an egg, using a brush to thinly coat the top pastry with wash.

Cook for 30 minutes on the bottom rack and another 15 – 20 minutes on the top, or until golden brown.

Let cool for 30 minutes.

For more food adventures follow @MilkandCookieSA and @Food24 on twitter.

Reprinted with permission of Milk and Cookies. To see more recipes, click here.


 

Read more on: recipe  |  dessert
 

 
 

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Tip of the day

 
Smelly microwave?
Remove cooking smells from your microwave oven by simply slicing a cucumber, spreading it out on a plate and cooking it in the oven at 100% for five minutes.
 

Find a recipe

 
 
 

Inside Food24

 
 
 
 
 

Instagram: #Food24_sa

 
 
/Food
 

Restaurants

 
World Class House to bring best cocktails in the world to Cape Town

For 10 days only Capetonians can enjoy the finest drinking experience in the world.

 

Find a restaurant

 
 

Jobs - Find your dream job

Financial Adviser

Gauteng
Sanlam
R10 000 - R50 000 Per Month

Article Clerks

Nelspruit
Dante Personnel Recruitment
R4 500 - R6 500 Per Month

Cost Engineer

Gauteng
Red Pebble Recruitment
R50 000 - R70 000 Per Month

Property - Find a new home

 
 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.