Blapple Pie

  • Yield: 10 servings

Ingredients

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