Blueberry Pie Recipe

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This classic Blueberry Pie recipe can be made with a lattice, a double crust, or a crumble topping. Use fresh or frozen blueberries to have this easy classic pie recipe all year long.

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I may not be a huge blueberry fan, but I do love blueberry pie. This classic pie recipe is perfect all year long: serve it in summer after blueberry picking or use frozen berries to serve it for Thanksgiving dessert. A classic fruit pie recipe is something everyone needs in their recipe box, and this one is a keeper.

I’ve made lots of berry pies over the years (blackberry and berry crumble, and even a crumble blueberry) and I’ve finally come up with the BEST fruit pie filling recipe. This filling recipe is easy, just has a few ingredients, and can be used for any fruit or berry pie. It produces the perfect texture and won’t be too runny!

Blueberry Pie is such a classic recipe and this method will net the perfect pie every time, no matter what you top it with!

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That’s right: you can top this blueberry pie with ANY topping:

No matter how you top this pie, using my fruit filling recipe will produce a perfect pie.

You can make this pie filling with fresh blueberries or frozen blueberries, or even canned.

No matter what time of year you’re making blueberry pie, you have options.

  • Use fresh berries: just wash and make sure to pick out any stems.
  • Use frozen berries: thaw and drain really well. You don’t want any extra liquid in your pie filling.
  • Use canned berries: in a pinch, buy a few cans of berries (not pie filling). Drain them well before using.

What’s my secret to the best blueberry pie?

slice of blueberry pie

I have found that cornstarch makes the best fruit pie filling. I’ve tried flour but I find it never solidifies enough, leaving a very wet pie and raw crust.

Besides cornstarch, I use granulated sugar (be sure not to use too much of it – extra sugar produces more liquid in the pie) and add some lemon juice for brightness. Plus, lemon and blueberry go really well together.

That’s it: only 4 ingredients to make an easy blueberry pie filling!

Once you have your filling, just decide on how to top your pie: lattice, double crust, or streusel. How will you top your blueberry pie?

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Blueberry Pie

This classic Blueberry Pie recipe can be made with a lattice, a double crust, or a crumble topping. Use fresh or frozen blueberries to have this easy classic pie recipe all year long.
4 from 5 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Yield 10 servings
Serving Size 1 serving

Ingredients

  • 1 recipe All Butter Pie Crust
  • 5 cups fresh or thawed frozen blueberries
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch

For topping:

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Place one pie crust in the bottom of a 9-inch pie plate and crimp as desired.
  • Carefully stir together blueberries, sugar, lemon juice, and cornstarch. Pour into prepared pie plate.

Topping choices:

  • Top the pie by making a lattice (see note) or a double crust pie. If using a double crust pie, be sure to cut holes in the top to vent during baking.
  • Top the pie with a crumble topping.
  • Place a pie shield around the edge of the pie and place the pie on a cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 10 minutes at 425° then lower the temperature to 350°F and bake for about 30-40 minutes, or until crust is baked through and golden.

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Recipe Notes

You can use any topping for this pie: make a lattice pie crust, a crumble topping, or make a double crust pie.
If using frozen berries, make sure they are thawed and drained well.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 289kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 164mg | Potassium: 95mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 7.8mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1.2mg

Nutritional information not guaranteed to be accurate

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword pie

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  1. I made this today and it was incredible, except I could feel the cornstarch in my mouth. Definitely reducing it by HALF the next time I make this (and I absolutely will make it again!).

  2. My husband loves blueberries. When I made this, he loved it and so did I. I used fresh blueberries and reduced the auger by a tablespoon. It turned out perfect. Thanks for the recipe.

  3. Hi there from Dublin in Ireland. Made for the first time and tasted also for the first time this fabulous blueberry pie. Hmmmm delicious… wanted to try for ages this classic American blueberry pie. I was not disappointed. Pastry to die for.??. I added a little nutmeg to the blueberries and blind baked the crust. Will definitely make this again. Thank you!! Five star.

  4. This pie was so good. I’ve never made any fruit pie before but my boyfriend wanted a blueberry pie. It was really easy. My only issue seems to be that the bottom of my pies never fully bakes. I seem to have this issue every time I make a pie. I also use the all butter crust as my one and only go to crust. I’m at a higher altitude (5,500 ft) so I always use three tablespoons of water in the crust. I baked this for an addition twenty minutes even. Any suggestions on what I’m doing wrong or how to get that bottom baked I’d really appreciate. I love all your recipes. Thank you!!!

  5. I followed the recipe for the filling exactly and the filling didn’t set at all. There was straight juice that leaked out when the pie was cut. I let it cool completely too and this still happened. This is the second time making this pie and the same thing has happened both time. It still tastes good though.