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Lemon Blueberry Pie Recipe

"When blueberries are ripe, I find every way possible to enjoy them," notes Patricia Kile of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. Her tart delicious pie proves the point!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 10 min. + cooling YIELD:8 servings


  • 6 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked
  • 3 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup orange juice


  • 1. In a saucepan, combine eggs, sugar, butter, lemon juice and peel; cook, stirring constantly, over medium-low heat until mixture is thickened, about 20 minutes. Cool for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour into pie shell.
  • 2. In a saucepan, toss blueberries and sugar. Combine the cornstarch and orange juice until smooth; add to blueberries. Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil, about 8 minutes, stirring gently. Cook 2 minutes longer. Cool for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Spoon over lemon layer. Chill for 4-6 hours. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 446 calories, 22g fat (11g saturated fat), 195mg cholesterol, 264mg sodium, 57g carbohydrate (40g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein .

Reviews for Lemon Blueberry Pie

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jvaliante 249835
Reviewed Jun. 27, 2016

"I wonder if this would be good with a meringue layer."

rjbeery75 241503
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2016

"I just made this in January, so it's nice any time of the year and light! Thanks for the recipe!"

kpkaren 228122
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2015

"This pie is really good. I had a pie crust and blueberries that I wanted to use and found this recipe so I decided to try it. The blueberries and lemon are a great combination. It is a nice summer dessert."

MY REVIEW 226979
Reviewed May. 26, 2015

"I cut this out of the original magazine and it sat in my recipe book for years before I tried it .... now it is a regular part of my repertoire and I think it is my personal all time favorite pie. It is a little work intensive but worth it. Note: The "TOTAL TIME" listed at the beginning of the recipe is incorrect. The recipe directions list 20 min. for just part of the first step alone. Also, the first time I made it, I had only 2 c. of blueberries on hand, so used that instead of 3,. Later I tried the 3 c. as listed, but found we like it with only 2 c. better."

itamot 3788
Reviewed Jul. 12, 2013

"This pie is excellent! I make it every summer. The real lemony flavour pairs well with the blueberries & the touch of orange juice flavouring."

Laura2009 1771
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2009 Edited Jul. 14, 2009

"This has to be one of my favorite pies and it is so refreshing in the summer."

supermom45 3716
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2008

"looks good."

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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