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For guaranteed great taste, try this simple pie recipe. It's a delicious dessert that is quick and easy to prepare.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cool:
2 hrs
bake:
12 mins at 450°
bake:
45 mins at 350°
Servings:
8
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Blackberry Swirl Pie

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Let frozen berries stand at room temperature for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, prepare pastry and line 9-inch pie plate. Line pastry with double thickness of foil. Bake 8 minutes. Remove foil. Bake 4 minutes more or until lightly browned. Cool on wire rack. Reduce oven to 350 degrees F.

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  • In bowl combine sour cream, sugar, flour, and salt. Add blackberries and gently stir to combine. Spoon into prebaked crust. To prevent overbrowning, cover edge of pie with foil. Bake for 25 minutes (50 minutes for frozen berries). Remove foil. Bake 20 minutes more or until filling is bubbly and appears set. Cool on wire rack for 2 hours. Serve or cover and refrigerate. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Blackberry Swirl Pie)

311 calories; total fat 14g; saturated fat 6g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 4g; cholesterol 12mg; sodium 125mg; potassium 153mg; carbohydrates 42g; fiber 3g; sugar 22g; protein 4g; vitamin a 292IU; vitamin c 11mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 2mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 56mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 50mg; iron 1mg.

Pastry for a Single-Crust Pie

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  • In a medium bowl stir together flour and salt. Using pastry blender, cut in shortening and butter until pieces are pea size.

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  • Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of the water over part of the flour mixture; toss with a fork. Push moistened pastry to side of bowl. Repeat moistening flour mixture, using 1 tablespoon of the water at a time, until flour mixture is moistened. Gather flour mixture into a ball, kneading gently until it holds together.

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  • On a lightly floured surface use your hands to slightly flatten pastry. Roll pastry from center to edges into a circle about 12 inches in diameter.

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  • Wrap pastry circle around the rolling pin. Unroll into a 9-inch pie plate. Ease pastry into pie plate without stretching it.

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  • Trim pastry to 1/2 inch beyond edge of pie plate. Fold under extra pastry even with the plate's edge. Crimp edge as desired. Do not prick pastry. Fill and bake as directed in recipes.

Nutrition Facts (Pastry for a Single-Crust Pie)

191 calories; total fat 12g; saturated fat 5g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 4g; cholesterol 15mg; sodium 187mg; potassium 27mg; carbohydrates 18g; fiber 1g; sugar 0g; protein 2g; trans fatty acid 1g; vitamin a 194IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 44mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 10mg; iron 1mg.
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Reviews

36 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 23
  • 4 star values: 7
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1