Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Blackberry Lime Pie

Blackberry Lime Pie: The Charm of Home
We are rolling into the finish line with summer.  I heard several groans...insert my children here, rolling eyes. Yes, we are less than a few weeks from back to school!  Oops, did I sound a little excited.;)  I am a little frayed from the constant kitchen duty.  So this week I am just popping in with a single post.  I managed to bake up the last of our very own blackberries.

Blackberry Lime Pie: The Charm of Home
I loved the flavor combo in this pie.  It is a Blackberry Lime Pie.  Here is the recipe I used.  This pie was cut warm so it isn't picture perfect.  I am never patient enough to wait for it to look perfect.

3 pints of blackberries ( around 1 1/2 pounds)
1 cup granulated sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon lime zest
2 tablespoons butter
1 package Pillsbury pie Crust
1 -2 tablespoons of coarse sugar

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.  Place oven rack to the lower third of the oven.  Place out the ready made pie crust on the counter to warm up. 
Combine blackberries, sugar, cornstarch, lime juice, and lime zest toss evenly to coat the berries and let this sit 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.  
Place your ready made bottom crust in pie shell and pierce the bottom of it with a fork.  
Pour in the blackberry mixture when ready.
Place top pie crust on pie and crimp edges as desired.  Cut some slits in the top for venting and sprinkle with coarse sugar.
Bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes and then turn the oven up to 400 degrees for 15 more minutes.  If the crust gets too brown you can place foil or a pie shield on pie. 
Recipe adapted from: Bakers Royale

Blackberry Lime Pie: The Charm of Home
My little chintz teacup today is from Gracie Teaware and the teapot is unmarked.  I hope you are having a wonderful relaxing summer!


I will link this to:
Tea Time Tuesday at Rose Chintz Cottage 
A Return to Loveliness  at A Delightsome Life 
Tea Cup Tuesday at Martha's Favorites
Tuesday Cuppa Tea at Antiques and Teacups 
Friends Sharing Tea at Bernideen's Tea Time Blog 
Wow Us Wednesday at Savvy Southern Style
Inspire Me Tuesday at A Stroll Thru Life
Tweak It Tuesday at Cozy Little House
Show and Tell Friday at My Romantic Home
Feathered Nest Friday at French Country Cottage
Your Going to Love it Tuesday At Kathe with an E
The Scoop at Confessions of a Plate Addict
Totally Terrific Tuesday at Live Randomly Simple
Project Inspire at An Extraordinary Day
Do Tell Tuesday at Maybe She Made It
Make It Pretty Monday at The Dedicated House
Share your Style Thursday at Common Ground
Foodie Friday at Rattlebridge Farm
Homemaking Linkup at Hope In Every Season 
Tickle My Taste Buds Tuesdays at Lori's Culinary Creations
Fridays Unfolded at Nancherrow
Weekend Retreat Linky Party at AKA Design and Life
Foodie Friends Friday at Walking on Sunshine
Rooted in Thyme Simple and Sweet Fridays
Share Your Cup Thursday at Have a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olsen  
Sunday's Down Under at Natasha in Oz   
Home Matters linky Party at life With Lorelai 


CraveCute said...

Beautiful! And the pie sounds delicious, I like the addition of the lime, very interesting. I will have to try the recipe this weekend!

Pura Vida said...

The crust looks amazing

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Sherry, your pie sounds delicious! I like your simple tea time with the floral teacup. Have a lovely day.


Rosemary and Thyme said...

Wow, that pie looks amazing. I agree with Pura, the crust is perfect. And your photography is spectacular. I made a pie also but I cheated, I sued the Pillsbury pie crust. You put me to shame.


Quaker Hill Farm said...

Looks scrumptious! I must try that flavor combination. Have a wonderful day! Lynn

Joan Siegmund said...

Hi Sherry, the pie looks delicious. Looking forward to using this recipe. Thanks for sharing and have a blessed day.

Angelina B. said...

This pie looks and sounds so tast... And I bet it was!!

GratefulPrayerThankfulHeart said...

I think your pie looks and sounds perfect!!!


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