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.


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.



  • 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


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.



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.


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.


Can I add other fruits to the filling?

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


How should I store leftovers?

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


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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