Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Tripple Berry Pie

Blueberries, raspberries and blackberries tossed with flour, sugar and a bit of lemon juice/grated zest. Dotted with butter, topped with a crust and baked 1 hour at 400 degrees F.

You don't really need a recipe do you? Fine, it was so simple you'll laugh.

You Will Need:

Crust for 2 crust pie

2 cups each blackberries, blueberries and raspberries
1/4 cup all purpose flour
1 cup sugar
spice, if desired (cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, etc.)
1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons butter for dotting
cream for brushing top
extra sugar for sprinkling crust

preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line the bottom of a 9 inch pie plate with bottom crust. In a bowl, toss together the berries, flour, sugar, spices, zest and juice. Pour into pie shell. Dot with butter and top with second crust. Cut vents. Brush crust with heavy cream. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake 40 minutes to 1 hour. Cool. Impress your family. Get up early next day to eat it fro breakfast before anyone else arrives at similar idea.

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