Mixed Berry Almond Pie
mixed berry almond pie

Mixed Berry Almond Pie

Almond accents fresh berries in this incredibly delicious homemade berry pie.

The Story Behind the Recipe
8
servings
45 min
PREP TIME
02 hrs 25 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Crust

2 cups all-purpose flour

1/4 cup finely chopped almonds

1/4 teaspoon salt

2/3 cup cold Land O Lakes® Butter

5 to 7 tablespoons cold water

Filling

5 cups (1 1/4 cups each) fresh or frozen berries (blueberries, raspberries, sliced strawberries)

1/2 cup sugar

1/4 cup cornstarch

1/4 teaspoon almond extract

Egg Wash

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg slightly beaten

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 425°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour, almonds, and salt in large bowl; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in enough water with fork just until flour is moistened.

  3. STEP 3

    Divide dough in half. Shape each half into ball; flatten slightly. Wrap 1 ball of dough in plastic food wrap; refrigerate.

  4. STEP 4

    Roll out 1 ball of dough on lightly floured surface into 12-inch circle. Fold into quarters. Place dough into ungreased 9-inch pie pan; unfold, pressing firmly against bottom and sides. Trim crust to 1/2 inch from edge of pan; set aside.

  5. STEP 5

    Rinse and drain berries on paper towels. Combine sugar and cornstarch in small bowl until well mixed. Place berries into large bowl. Add sugar mixture and almond extract; toss lightly to coat berries. Spoon into prepared crust.

  6. STEP 6

    Roll out remaining ball of dough on lightly floured surface into 11-inch circle. Cut out 10 (1/2-inch) strips with sharp knife or pastry wheel. Place 5 strips, 1 inch apart, over filling. Place 5 strips at right angles to strips already in place. Trim ends. Fold remaining edge of bottom crust over strips; build up an edge. Crimp or flute edge. Brush crust with beaten egg.

  7. STEP 7

    Bake 40-50 minutes or until crust is lightly browned and juice begins to bubble through crust. (If browning too quickly, cover with aluminum foil.) Cool pie 1 hour before serving.

Tip #1

If using frozen fruit, thaw fruit; drain. Measure fruit before adding sugar, corn starch and almond extract.

Nutrition

380Calories
18Fat (mg)
65Cholesterol (mg)
210Sodium (mg)
51Carbohydrates (g)
4Dietary Fiber
5Protein (g)

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  June 22, 2011

this pie is fantastic. i make about 7 pies for thanksgiving and this is the one pie everyone fights over. there is never enough.

— says paula
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  October 25, 2010

this pie is great. it is a big hit in my family. Its also the first pie gone on thanks giving. love it

— says paula
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