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Blueberry Pie with Lemon Crust

Blueberry Pie with Lemon CrustI just had to share this blueberry pie recipe. Mom and I have fun making…

Blueberry Pie with Lemon Crust

Blueberry Pie with Lemon Crust

Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest 2/3 cup shortening 1 tablespoon lemon juice 4 to 6 tablespoons cold water FILLING: 4 cups fresh blueberries 3/4 cup sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest Dash salt 1 to 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon butter

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the flour, salt and lemon zest.

Cut in shortening until crumbly.

Add lemon juice.

Gradually add water, tossing with a fork until a ball forms.

Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Divide dough in half.

On a lightly floured surface, roll out 1 portion to fit a 9-in.

pie plate.

Transfer crust to pie plate; trim to 1 in.

beyond edge of plate.

In a large bowl, combine the blueberries, sugar, flour, lemon zest and salt; spoon into crust.

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Drizzle with lemon juice; dot with butter.

Roll out remaining dough; place over filling.

Seal and flute edges.

Cut slits in top crust.

Bake at 400° for 40-45 minutes or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly.

Cool on a wire rack.

Store in refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts 1 piece:

  • 398 calories, 18g fat (5g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 329mg sodium, 56g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.

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