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Blackberry Pie Recipe

                                                                      Ingredients for Blackberry Pie Recipe

This is a super easy blackberry pie recipe, Works with most fruit pies.

4 cups berries

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup flour (we used gluten free flour)

Mix until flour and sugar disappear


Crust Preparation

In this photo we used a ready made frozen crust, but we do homemade crust too, and will share here soon.  Frozen gluten-free pie crusts are available in some supermarkets.

Using a fork,  prick a few holes in the raw crust and bake (without filling) for a few minutes (until slightly brown).  Remove from oven, brush crust bottom with a little egg wash and let cool for few minutes.

Add berry mixture to the crust.

Gently place second crust on the blackberry pie.  Cut 4 or 5 slits around the top of the pie, and a hole in the middle.  Brush the crust with with egg wash.  Bake until golden brown and berries are bubbling. 

So easy! 

Enjoy!


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Hello. My name is Pam.  Welcome to theDIYeffect.com, also known as RetroSewing.net.  Thank you for  visiting, and please bear with me during the changes the website is going through right now. I'm updating the design and content, so  things are a bit scrambled right now, but it will be worth it when done. 

Much has happened since I started this website in 2009.  A big move to the country, lots of remodeling, gardening, experimenting with recipes, party planning and parties are just some of the activities keeping our family busy.  Living in the country is full of new, exciting things to do and discover.  I love the fresh air, wild life, and beautiful country views, not to mention new experiences,  like watching my husband learn to drive a tractor. 

Our life is full of DIY's, and that's how theDIYeffect.com was born.  Retrosewing will always be a part of theDiyeffect.com, and retro sewing projects will continue, but this change of name (RetroSewing to theDIYeffect.com) will accommodate all my DIY activities, including "Home Improvements",  "Recipes", "Gluten-Free Recipes",  "Growing a Square Foot Garden", "Party Planning Ideas",  and of course "Sewing".  I'll soon be posting the adorable "1950's Playsuit" with romper and skirt,  as well as many other DIY's. Hope you'll join me.

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Enjoy!