State Fair Pie Competition 2009
Tacoma, Washington

Raz-Black-Blue Pie

This Western Washington Fair winner packs a triple-berry punch with raspberries, blueberries and blackberries.

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  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 3 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

3
cups fresh or frozen (partially thawed) blackberries
2
cups fresh or frozen (partially thawed) raspberries
1 1/2
cups fresh or frozen (partially thawed) blueberries
1 1/2
cups sugar
1/4
cup quick-cooking tapioca
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1/2
teaspoon flour
2
tablespoons cold butter, cut into small pieces
1
egg white, beaten
Coarse white sugar

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. In large bowl, mix berries, sugar, tapioca, salt and lemon juice. Let stand 15 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, unroll 1 pie crust on work surface. Sprinkle both sides lightly with flour; place in ungreased 9-inch glass pie plate. Press firmly against side and bottom. Spoon berry mixture into crust-lined plate. Dot with butter. To make lattice top, cut second crust into 1-inch-wide strips with pastry cutter. Place half of the strips across filling in pie plate. Weave remaining strips with first strips to form lattice. Trim ends of strips even with edge of bottom crust. Seal and flute. Brush with egg white; sprinkle with coarse sugar.
  • 3 Place pie on middle oven rack; place sheet of foil on rack below pie in case of spillover. Bake 15 minutes, reduce oven temperature to 350°F. Cover crust edge with strips of foil to prevent excessive browning; bake 40 to 50 minutes or until golden brown. Cool at least 2 hours before serving.
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. In large bowl, mix berries, sugar, tapioca, salt and lemon juice. Let stand 15 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, unroll 1 pie crust on work surface. Sprinkle both sides lightly with flour; place in ungreased 9-inch glass pie plate. Press firmly against side and bottom. Spoon berry mixture into crust-lined plate. Dot with butter. To make lattice top, cut second crust into 1-inch-wide strips with pastry cutter. Place half of the strips across filling in pie plate. Weave remaining strips with first strips to form lattice. Trim ends of strips even with edge of bottom crust. Seal and flute. Brush with egg white; sprinkle with coarse sugar.
  • 3 Place pie on middle oven rack; place sheet of foil on rack below pie in case of spillover. Bake 15 minutes, reduce oven temperature to 350°F. Cover crust edge with strips of foil to prevent excessive browning; bake 40 to 50 minutes or until golden brown. Cool at least 2 hours before serving.

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This recipe by Tamera Battle of Tacoma, Washington, placed 1st at the Pillsbury Refrigerated Pie Crusts Pie Baking Championship, 2009 Western Washington Fair.

For a special touch, drizzle warmed blueberry pancake syrup over the top of each slice just before serving.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
380mg
380%;
Total Carbohydrate
80g
80%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
45g
45%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.