Blapple Pie

  • Yield 10 servings

Ingredients

2 3/4 cups all purpose flour
1/3 cup cake flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shortening
1 stick butter
1/2 cup cold water
2 pints fresh Maine blueberries
3 pounds apples, peeled, cored & chopped
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons melted butter
1 tablespoon sugar

Instructions

Crust:

  1. Mix flours, sugar and salt.  Cut in shortening and 1 stick butter.  Add water and mix.  Flour counter top with a dusting of flour roll out dough for top and bottom crusts.  Place bottom crust in 10-inch pie pan.

Filling:

  1. Mix blueberries, apples, lemon juice, 3/4-cup sugar, cinnamon and flour.  Put filling into unbaked crust in pie pan.  Dot with 2 T butter.  Cover with top crust, flute edges.  Slit top of crust to vent.
  2. Brush on melted 2T butter, then sprinkle remaining 1T sugar over crust.
  3. Bake in preheated 425 degrees oven for 15 minutes.  Reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees and continue to bake 30-40 minutes longer (check pie after 20 minutes ,if browning too much, then cover crust edges with ring of foil.
  4. Cool 10 minutes before slicing onto your favorite dessert plates for serving.

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