Organic Summer Blueberry Crumble Pie Recipe!

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Nothing says summer like Blueberry Crumble Pie!

Especially when they are in peak season and you picked them yourself! This past weekend we all went blueberry picking and made a delicious pie that is organic but, definitely save this one for special occasions and treats. People often think that when something is organic, it means that it’s automatically healthy.  But what it is, is much more wholesome and clean. So here is our Summer Blueberry Crumble Pie recipe!

Check out our Blueberry Picking Adventure, here.

Things You Will Need:

  • 2 cups of local, hand-picked blueberries (if not in season, you can opt for frozen)
  • 1 9-inch prepared organic pie shell or your favorite pie shell homemade recipe (I used Wholly Wholesome)
  • 3 cups of organic brown sugar (2 for filling, 1 for crumble topping)
  • 1 tsp. of pure organic vanilla 
  • 1 tbsp of Aluminium-free baking powder
  • 2 cups of organic all-purpose flour (1 for blueberry filling, the other for crumble topping)
  • 1 tsp. of cinnamon
  • 1 bar of organic butter (this is used for crumble topping and filling)
  • 1 tsp. of organic lemon juice
  • 2 mixing bowls (1 for filling, the other for crumble topping)


Instructions:

Step 1: Pick, Wash and De-Stem!

After you’ve visited your local blueberry farm, take the 2 cups of fresh blueberries and wash thoroughly and make sure that none of those delicious berries have any stems on them. This is the perfect job for little helping hands if you got them on the ready!

Step 2: Prepare Your Filling!

In your mixing bowl, add 2 cups of organic brown sugar, 1 cup of all-purpose flour, 1 tsp. of cinnamon and 1 tbsp. of aluminum-free baking powder. Before you add your 1 tsp. of vanilla and 1 tsp. lemon, grab your berries!

Step 3: Fold Those Berries In!

With a soft spatula, start mixing in all of your berries. Be gentle so that you don’t burst any of the berries, if you do, it’s not a big deal! But, your mixture should look like the picture on the right side. Once it’s mixed like that, you add the 1 tsp. of lemon and vanilla each. Mix it again and now you’re ready for the next step!

Step 4: Fill the Pie!

Add your mixture into your pie-shell, if you made your own be sure to crinkle the sides before adding mixture. I preferred to scoop it in, that way it was more even.

Step 5: Prepare the Butter!

Pictured above is a half stick of butter, I took the full stick and cut it directly down the center. I then cut the half in half and then into quarters. You take the quarters and the four of them evenly onto the pie filling.

Step 6: Make the Crumble!

The next step is super easy, in a separate bowl, you take about 4 tbsp. of butter and put in the microwave for about 30-45 seconds to melt. After the butter is melted, you add 1 cup of organic brown sugar and 1 cup of organic all-purpose flour into the butter.

With a spatula you begin to fold it in and instead of mixing it, you kind of chop it up to make it a crumble. If you prefer, you can easily use a food processor and have your dry mixture in the container and while it is stirring, add the butter to it. This way is much faster but, for such a little bit of crumble, I didn’t want the mess.

 

Add a Little Love…

 

Step 7:  Top It with a Little Love!

Top your pie with the crumble, nice and even. You can add as little or as much as you’d like. I had some extra crumble after heavily topping my pie so, I added two hearts for my lovely girls who picked the berries with their little fingers.

Step 8: Bake this Blueberry Beauty!

After you’ve topped your pie, you can place it in the center of the top rack. Bake for about 35 minutes or until top is golden brown, baking time will vary depending on your oven. But, once it’s nice and golden brown, it’s ready!

Step 9: Cool, Set, ENJOY!

After you’ve taken the pie out, make sure to let it cool so that the filling sets. After that, all you have to do is SERVE and ENJOY!

The girls definitely enjoyed it, we also brought some over for the grandparents and they loved it too. It’s definitely a family favorite and a summer must! Nothing like local berries, family time and having these little ones feel so accomplished.

All while having a delicious treat!

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Let me know if you guys try it or if you have variations of your own, I’d love to hear them!

Til then, cheers m’deres!

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Nancy Polanco is author and editor of Whispered Inspirations. A doting mom to two girls and a very proud wife. She is a freelance multimedia Journalist that is passionate about all things media. She enjoys writing product and service reviews and offering giveaways. She loves sharing recipes, tips and tutorials about travel, fashion and beauty and much more.

Comments

  1. Wow, what a great step by step recipe! It looks mouth watering! I will bookmark this for later :) Thanks for sharing!

  2. gingermommy says:

    this looks so good
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  3. I am so going to make this for my oldest daughter…she just LOVES her blueberries…and this sounds scrumptious…thanx for sharing~!!

  4. This looks delicious!!! I have blueberries and I am going to try it! Thanks.
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  5. Oh *drool*!!!!! This looks absolutely AMAZING Nancy!!!
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  6. Koala Bear Writer says:

    Yummmm! My daughters love blueberries, though my husband and I aren't such fans, so I'd probably make this with other berries… but I'm sure it would be delicious no matter what fruit is used. :)
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  7. This is food porn! lol, Nancy I bow to you. Your pie looks absolutely delish and I want a piece. Even better because I know your berries were picked by your sweeties.

  8. You actually don't need to wash blueberries, and washing can actually toughen their skins. (One of the few fruits this is true for!) I generally just pick out the stems and leaves and either use them or freeze them. This recipe looks great though, I now know what to do with my left over blueberries after jam making! Thanks for sharing!
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  9. delicious dessert looks wonderful
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  10. oh YUM!!! That looks amazing :)

  11. Thanks for sharing a piece! It was BEYOND Delicious!

  12. This is a wonderful recipe. I've seen organic blueberries in the store, expensive right now, but this pie recipe is good enough excuse to splurge. It sounds wonderful – what a way to be transported back to summer for a few minutes, close your eyes and you can hear the bluebirds, feel the breeze, while you decide if you are going to pick strawberries or blueberries for fun that day! Then before you realize where you are, take another big bite to be transported a few minutes more before you have to get up and wrap another blanket around you!

    • WhispersInspire says:

      Ahh, Rosie, you just took me back! Yes, when blueberries aren\’t in season… They are pricey! This recipe is best when you can go to your local farm and get some at a great price. :) So yummy too!

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