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Wild Blueberry Custard Pie
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Wild Blueberry Custard Pie

Wild Blueberry Custard Pie is the perfect dessert any time of the year.

Servings 8 people

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 3 c. fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 3 Tbsp. orange juice
  • 1 1/4 c. milk
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. lemon extract or lemon juice
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 6 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 (9-incbaked pie crust

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan, stir together 1/2 cup sugar, 3 tablespoons cornstarch and cinnamon. Stir in the blueberries and orange juice. Cook and stir until mixture is bubbly. Cover and set aside.
  2. For custard, in saucepan, combine milk, yolks, 1/2 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons cornstarch and the salt. Cook and stir until bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Stir in extract. Cover and set aside.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until soft peaks form. Gradually add the 6 tablespoons sugar, beating until stiff peaks form. Pour berry mixture into pie crust. Carefully spread custard evenly over blueberry mixture. Spread meringue over custard, spreading to edges to seal. Bake the meringue-topped pie in a 350 F or 176 C oven for 15 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Store in the refrigerator. Makes 8 servings.

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