This recipe requires fresh or frozen Elderberries, which may be available at your local Farmers Market, especially in early Fall. If you get lucky enough and find fresh Elderberries, you definitely want to try this super delicious Elderberry Pie recipe!
You could also add fresh Blueberries, Strawberries, Blackberries, Raspberries or even Apples to your pie filling - there are no limits!
Don't forget to wear an apron as the inky juices will stain clothes! If you prefer a vegan or gluten free pie crust, feel free to substitute the regular pie crust. You could also use pie crumbles or regular pie crust instead. Again, there are no limits!
You will need:
3 Cups of Fresh Elderberries
1 Cup of Blueberries
1 Cup of Sugar
¼ Cup of Water
3 Tbsp. Cornstarch
1 Tbsp. Lemon Juice
2 Pie Crusts
1. Cut one of the Pie Crusts into stripes for Lattice Pie Crust (as seen in picture)
2. Preheat the oven to 375 Fahrenheit
3. Place the Elderberries, Blueberries and Sugar in a large saucepan
4. Mix the Cornstarch with Water and add to the saucepan
5. Bring the mixture to a boil, stir continuously until the mixture thickens
6. Add the Lemon Juice and remove from heat
7. Pour the mixture into the Pie Crust and add the Lattice Pie Crust.
8. Bake the pie for 45 minutes, until the crust is browned.
Elderberries have lots of culinary uses such as Elderberry Syrup, Pies, Jams, Juices and Liqueurs. The Elderberry must be cooked to come into its own. Afterward, you will have one tasty ingredient. Are you ready for some Elderberry and Elderflowers? Try our delicious and simple recipes! Don't forget to wear an apron as the inky juices will stain clothes.
Where to buy:
Elderberries can be purchased at Farmers Markets, in your local health food store or online.
Warning - Do not take Elderberries if you are allergic.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the safety of using Elderberry during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Autoimmune diseases, such as lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus, SLE), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), multiple sclerosis (MS), or other conditions: Elderberry might cause the immune system to become more active, which could increase the symptoms of autoimmune diseases. If you have one of these conditions, it's best to avoid using Elderberry.
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