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Saskatoon Berry Pie with Homemade Pie Crust

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  • 4½ cups Saskatoon berries
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 4 tbsp brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup cornstarch
  • ½ tsp almond extract
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Juice of ½ a lemon
  • crust
  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ⅔ cup shortening
  • 5-7 tbsp cold water
Servings: 9

  1. Pre-heat oven to 425°F
  2. In a large pot, combine your water, cornstarch and sugars. Mix well and bring to a boil and the mixture thickens. Continually stir.
  3. Once it starts to boil and thicken, remove from heat.
  4. Add in berries, spices, lemon and almond extract.
  5. Stir until well combined and set aside.
  6. For the crust, in a large bowl combine, your flour, salt and shortening. Crumble together until the shortening is broken into pea sized pieces.
  7. Add in cold water, one tablespoon at a time, mixing with a fork until a ball starts to form.
  8. Remove from bowl, gentle form dough into a ball. Divide in two.
  9. Roll out one half that is one inch bigger in diameter than your pie plate.
  10. Transfer to pie plate and trim off excess.
  11. Add in filling.
  12. Roll out the second portion of the dough, trim into ribbons. Place on pie to create a lattice pattern.
  13. Pinch edges together.
  14. Place pie in oven at 425°F for 10 minutes.
  15. Reduce heat to 375°F and bake for 45-50 minutes until the crust becomes golden brown.
  16. Cool on a wire rack before serving.

Estimated Nutrient Breakdown:

Calories: 3,677.37
Weight: 1,784.55g
Total Fat: 145.16g
Saturated Fat: 34.69g
Trans-Fat: 17.99g
Monounsaturated Fat: 56.54g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 39.47g
Protein: 35.66g

Cholesterol: 0.00g
Sodium: 1,248.70g
Calcium: 215.41g
Magnesium: 120.89g
Potassium: 944.49g
Iron: 6.80g
Zink: 3.43g
Phosphorus: 503.84

Vit A: 46.07
Vit B1: 0.85
Vit B2: 3.28
Vit B3: 7.76
Vit B6: 0.35
Vit B12: 0.00
Vit D: 0.00
Vit E: 0.00
Vit K1: 204.30


Caution: Gluten,Wheat,Soy,Sulfites
Health Notes: Vegan,Vegetarian,Peanut-Free,Tree-Nut-Free,Alcohol-Free,
Notes: My interesting brother says this recipe is glamorous!

Author: bsinthekitchen.com
Tags: Wild Food Box,Saskatoon,Berry

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