- 3/4 cup sugar
- 3 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup cold water
- 5 cups fresh blueberries, divided
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked
- In a saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar, cornstarch, salt and water until smooth. Add 3 cups blueberries. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly.
- Remove from the heat. Add butter, lemon juice and remaining berries; stir until butter is melted. Cool. Pour into pastry shell. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 8 servings.
Sweet White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.
Reviews for Contest-Winning Fresh Blueberry Pie
"This is an excellent recipe on its own . I have tried to make it with eddiehamilton's variation without much success. Does anyone know how much cream cheese and how much cool whip is needed. Thank you"
"I love this recipe and will make it again and again. But I have to ask about the nutrition information. On the page below the list of ingredients it says each slice has 0 calories, 0 fat, 0 cholesterol, etc. While i love the idea of guiltless pie, it would be nice to know the actual stats."
"Excellent flavor, texture, and so easy! I followed this recipe exactly as shown. I'm sure this recipe will work well with any berry. Just adjust the sugar to the sweetness of the berry. This is so MUCH better than any canned pie filling! This is going into my recipe collection today."
"This is the best recipe I've ever tried. I even used the base and used strawberries and it works too. I took a bowl of Cool Whip and a block of cream cheese a tablespoon of lemon juice and a 1/2 cup of sugar and mixed It together, put it in the bottom of a graham cracker crust. Then, put the blueberry or strawberry topping on it and... WOW! I'm the new hero at home...lol"
"Have made this for several years. It's wonderful"
"Made this pie today. My husband says it's the best blueberry pie he has ever eaten. Used homemade pie shell; served with sweetened whipped cream."
"I have made this for several years!! Will never make the per one again! This is so easy and so good!"
"I have fresh blueberries that I had froze. Do you think I can use them and if so should I thaw them first?"
"Have made it three times already. Most definitely award winning! Thanks a bunch."
"Made this pie to use up some of my homegrown blueberries. I used a premade graham cracker crust(I'm lazy) and took it to a church dinner-I didn't even get a piece before it was gone. Many great remarks though-I will surely make it again."