Fresh Blackberry Pie Recipe
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Fresh Blackberry Pie Recipe

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I grew up on a farm, and we always picked blackberries in early summer and used them to make pies, like this stunner. —Gladys Gibbs, Brush Creek, Tennessee
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing Bake: 35 min. + cooling
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing Bake: 35 min. + cooling
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups fresh blackberries, divided
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Pastry for double-crust pie (9 inches)

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 426 calories, 17g fat (8g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 303mg sodium, 67g carbohydrate (32g sugars, 4g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, tapioca and salt. Add 1 cup blackberries; toss to coat. Let stand for 15 minutes. Cook and stir over medium heat until berries burst and mixture comes to a gentle boil. Remove from the heat; gently stir in remaining berries.
  2. Line a 9-in. pie plate with bottom pastry; trim pastry even with edge of plate. Add filling; dot with butter. Roll out remaining pastry to fit top of pie; place over filling. Trim, seal and flute edges. Cut slits in top.
  3. Bake at 400° for 35-40 minutes or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Fresh Blackberry Pie in Country Extra July 2007, p49

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Shafonda User ID: 4435233 238119
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2015

"The instruction though few were very vague, pie looks terrible and there's no juice....hopefully it takes better than it looks....terrible for Thanksgiving...will never use this again."

NanZim User ID: 3929200 232076
Reviewed Aug. 31, 2015

"We have a blackberry patch and it produces an abundance of blackberries every summer. This is one of my husband's favorite blackberry desserts. It is easy to prepare."

wjjmaj User ID: 4340017 217939
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2015

"This recipe was so easy and the pie was delish!"

Deedeefox User ID: 7929154 167096
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2014

"Very good pie. easy to make. I work all day and made it in the evening. My husband could not wait for it to cool. Very good taste"

marniehook User ID: 2771510 209171
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2014

"Fabulous pie! I have made 5 already this year, using fresh berries. I am wondering if frozen berries could be substituted?"

Cookie65 User ID: 1332004 72077
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2014

"I just made 2 pies using this recipe. Haven't tasted yet but the filling I tried out of the pan is yummy! I had to add a T or 2 of water when I started heating the sugar/tapioca/salt berry mixture. Can't wait to try finished pies!"

RuthSluder User ID: 1455915 167095
Reviewed May. 1, 2014

"I have a hard time finding recipes for black raspberries that we have near our home. I use this recipe and it does great!"

MandLMom User ID: 7404359 172013
Reviewed Sep. 12, 2013

"This was the tastiest, most easiest dessert to make. My husband, children and I picked the blackberries from a local orchard and I made the pie a couple days after. It was SO delicious! We served it at a dinner party and everyone enjoyed (and raved) about it."

Silljanna User ID: 5048528 156132
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2012

"Simply the best!"

Halfways User ID: 1025770 167094
Reviewed Sep. 7, 2012

"I loved this..the blackberry flavor was point on.. The only difference I made was use a crumb topping..but again, it tasted wonderfully yummy!!!"

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