Saskatoon Berry Pie

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  • 3 to 4 cups (750 mL to 1 L) saskatoons
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup (150 mL) granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) tapioca or flour

Canola Oil Pie Crust

  • 1 1/2 cups  (375 mL) flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) cold 1% milk
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) canola oil

Optional Topping

  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) granulated sugar
  • 3 Tbsp (45 mL) canola margarine

Instructions:

Combine Saskatoons, lemon juice, sugar and tapioca in a large bowl. Arrange Saskatoon mixture in unbaked pie shell. Cover with top crust. Bake for 15 minutes at 425°F (220°C), then reduce heat to 350 °F (180 °C) and bake for 35 minutes. Yield: enough for one pie.

Sift together flour, sugar and salt. In a small bowl, beat milk into canola oil with fork until frothy. Form a well in flour mixture. Add canola oil mixture and combine gently with a fork until crumbly. Pat in pie plate as you would for graham wafer crust. Add filling and bake according to filling recipe.

Optional Topping: Combine flour, sugar and canola margarine. Crumble together until
mixture is the size of bread crumbs.

Yield: 2 shells (9 inches) or 1 pie shell (9 inches) and top (8 slices per shell).

Recipe courtesy of CanolaInfo.

 

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