Black-and-Blue Pie with Brown Sugar Crumb

Treat yourself to a decadent dessert experience with this irresistible Black-and-Blue Pie with Brown Sugar Crumb.

This delightful pie combines the rich flavors of blackberries and blueberries nestled in a buttery pie crust, topped with a sweet and crunchy brown sugar crumb topping.

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Whether served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or enjoyed on its own, this pie is sure to be a hit at any gathering or special occasion.

Indulge your sweet tooth with each bite of this deliciously satisfying dessert.

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Ingredients

  • 1 pre-made pie crust
  • 2 cups fresh blackberries
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

For the Brown Sugar Crumb Topping:

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened

Equipment

  • 9-inch pie dish
  • Mixing bowls
  • Pastry cutter or fork
  • Oven

Instructions

Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and place the pre-made pie crust in a 9-inch pie dish. Set aside.

In a mixing bowl, combine the blackberries, blueberries, granulated sugar, cornstarch, and lemon juice. Toss until the berries are coated evenly.

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Pour the berry mixture into the prepared pie crust, spreading it out evenly.

In another mixing bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, and softened butter for the crumb topping. Use a pastry cutter or fork to mix until crumbly.

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Sprinkle the crumb topping evenly over the berry mixture in the pie crust.

Place the pie in the preheated oven and bake for 40-45 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and the filling is bubbly.

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Remove from the oven and let it cool for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Nutritional Facts

  • Serving Size: 1 slice (assuming 8 slices per pie)
  • Calories: 320
  • Total Fat: 12g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Cholesterol: 30mg
  • Sodium: 150mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 52g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5g
  • Sugars: 28g
  • Protein: 3g

Health Benefits

Blackberries and blueberries are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and fiber, promoting heart health and boosting the immune system.

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This pie contains no artificial additives or preservatives, making it a wholesome dessert option.

Enjoying this pie in moderation as part of a balanced diet can contribute to overall well-being and satisfaction.

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Baking at home allows for control over ingredients, minimizing added sugars and unhealthy fats compared to store-bought desserts.

Sharing this delicious pie with loved ones fosters social connections and strengthens relationships, contributing to overall happiness and quality of life.

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FAQ’s

Can I use frozen berries instead of fresh?

Yes, you can use frozen berries, but be sure to thaw and drain them before using in the recipe.

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Can I make the pie crust from scratch instead of using a pre-made crust?

Absolutely! Feel free to use your favorite homemade pie crust recipe if you prefer.

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Can I add other fruits to the filling?

Yes, feel free to experiment with other fruits such as raspberries or strawberries for added variety.

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How should I store leftovers?

Leftover pie can be stored in the refrigerator, covered, for up to 3 days. Reheat before serving if desired.

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Can I freeze the pie for later consumption?

Yes, you can freeze the pie for up to 2 months. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator before reheating.

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