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Friday, July 06, 2012

The BEST blueberry pie ever!

Yesterday my friend, Gayle made this and served it to us while we were making the garden/prayer flags......Alaska Lowbush Blueberry Pie recipe ! [recipe is from a former Alaska Senator, Frank H. Murkowski, in a Congressional Cookbook]

Alaska Lowbush Blueberry Pie


4 cups of blueberries
One 9-inch baked pie crust
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
3 Tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 Tablespoon Grand Mariner (optional)
1-1/2 Tablespoons butter

whipped cream

Spread 2 cups blueberries in the pie crust. Refrigerate until well chilled. In saucepan, simmer 2 more cups of blueberries, sugar, water, cornstarch and salt until thickened, stirring frequently. (takes about 7 minutes). Take off heat; mix in Grand Mariner and butter. Let cool. Pour sauce over berries in pie crust; refrigerate until well chilled. Serve with whipped cream.

It is the best blueberry dessert that I have ever had, some of the berries are used fresh and cool, then topped with a blueberry sauce and whipped cream.  Pure heaven!

I'll be back with a pie photo later...if possible!

[Here it is....the photo....not the neatest of whipped cream applications....but VERY tasty!]

1 comment:

JoAnn ( Scene Through My Eyes) said...

Oh that looks fabulous - and being from Alaska I simply must try it - though it will be with the gigantic WA blueberries.

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