Blueberry Lattice Pie
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Serves: Serves 8
Fresh blueberries with a flaky lattice crust with a sprinkling of raw sugar on top. Step by step directions on how to make a lattice pie crust.
  • Filling
  • 2 lbs. blueberries
  • 3/4 cup sugar - may need a little more depending on your berries
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • lemon zest - optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon - optional
  • Pie Crust
  • 2/3 cup lard
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Topping
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons raw sugar or regular
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Wash and drain blueberries. Add to a bowl, add sugar and cornstarch. If using add cinnamon and lemon zest. Let sit while you prepare the crust.
  3. Add flour, salt and lard to a food processor. Mix together until it is small crumbs. Add water and pulse until it comes together. Put dough on a floured surface and turn over a few times. Cut dough in half. Roll out the bottom crust. Place in pie pan.
  4. Roll out top. Cut into strips. Place berries in pie crust.
  5. Start in the center and add a strip of pie dough across the center. Repeat turning pie 45 degrees as shown in picture above. Alternate horizontal and vertical strips, weaving them in an over-and-under pattern.
  6. Brush with cream and sprinkle with sugar.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes at 400 degrees then turn down oven to 375 for an additional 30 minutes of baking time.
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