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Bumbleberry Pie

 Bumbleberry Pie
This pie has long been a hit here. It is so popular it would be impossible to take it off the menu.—Buffalo Mountain Lodge, Bannff, Alberta
16 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling Bake: 50 min.

Ingredients

  • 5-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 3/4 cup cold water
  • FILLING:
  • 2 cups each fresh or frozen blueberries, raspberries and sliced strawberries
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen chopped rhubarb
  • 4 cups chopped peeled baking apples
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • EGG WASH:
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons water

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine flour and salt; cut in shortening until
  • crumbly. Whisk egg, vinegar and water; sprinkle over dry ingredients
  • and toss. If needed, add more water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until
  • dough can be formed into a ball. Divide into four balls. Cover and
  • chill for 30 minutes.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out two balls to fit two 9-in. pie

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Bumbleberry Pie (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • pans. Combine filling ingredients (partially thaw fruit if
  • necessary); spoon into crust. Roll remaining pastry to fit pies;
  • place over filling. Seal and flute edges.
  • Beat yolk and water; brush over pies. Cut slits in top crust. Bake at
  • 350° for 50-60 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 16 servings
  • (2 pies).
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 544 calories, 25 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 43 mg sodium, 73 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 6 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.