Monday, June 7, 2010

Perfect Blueberry Pie Filling Recipe

We had 2 big bags of frozen blueberries in the freezer. We made this to top the cheesecake we made.

Perfect Blueberry Pie Filling Recipe
adapted from Pastryismybiz at recipezaar

2 pints blueberries (4 cups) ***we used frozen
3/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
3 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon lemon rind, grated
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
2 tablespoons unsalted butter

Combine 1 cup berries with 3/4 cup sugar in pan. Simmer on low heat until sugar is melted and mixture is very liquid; about 5 minutes.

Combine cornstarch and water in bowl. Add to pan with blueberries. Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to full boil and is clear and thick. Turn stove off and fold in remaining 3 cups of blueberries, lemon rind, cinnamon,nutmeg and butter. Cool and serve over cheese cake

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