Blueberry-Nectarine Pie (TWD)

The recipe for Blueberry-Nectarine Pie is on page 384 of this book, or you can view the blogs of the hosts for this week’s recipe, Hilary of Manchego’s Kitchen and Liz of That Skinny Chick Can Bake.

I have a really great pie crust recipe that I use for sweet and savory pies. It’s from my high school culinary teacher, Mrs. Carlisle. It’s a shortening crust. It is mentioned in the book on page 31, that an all shortening crust has little flavor, but I disagree. I went ahead and made the dough on page 31 calling for both butter and shortening. It seemed a bit too tough for my taste, since I am so used to the flakiness of an all shortening crust.

The filling was very good. I used the rest of the frozen blueberries from our pyo blueberry trip about a month back, when I made this little gem. I had never baked with nectarines prior to this. They were a very pleasant addition to the blueberries. The lemon zest adds so much freshness to the filling. I love lemon. I actually dabbed a bit of the juice onto my wrists and neck…Yeah, I love it that much :)

I put the pie in the fridge because I like blueberry pie filling best when it’s chilled.

I’m actually thinking of having a slice for breakfast…that’d be ok, right? There is fruit involved.  :0)

18 Comments Add yours

  1. Great looking pie! And yes..having a slice for breakfast is perfectly fine:)


    1. Thanks! I did have a slice and it went so well with a cup of coffee :)


  2. Patty says:

    Pie is perfect for breakfast! Great pictures.


  3. We eat pie for breakfast all the time. It’s great! Your pie looks delish!


    1. As does yours! It looks like lattice was the way to go :)


  4. I love pie for breakfast with my tea…perfect! Your pie looks lovely! Have a great day!


    1. I should have done a lattice top like yours! How beautiful :)


  5. smarkies says:

    of course you can have it for breakfast! Fruit is good for you!


    1. And I did! Thanks…your lattice top was beautiful :)


  6. Ckay says:

    Your pie looks great and delicious.


    1. Thanks! I love the shape of the pie plate you used :) Beautiful.


  7. I think it’s perfectly logical to have a slice of this delectable pie for breakfast! Yours looks perfect!


  8. Teresa says:

    Pie for breakfast makes perfect sense and my oldest niece would be right there with you on the lemon perfume – she always wants to zest the lemon for that reason.


    1. Isn’t it so aromatic?! I love it :)


  9. Cher says:

    Pies for breakfast make absolute sense!
    Lovely job


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