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Blueberry pie

Blueberry pie
Slice of blueberry pie with traditional crust
Type Pie
Course Dessert
Place of origin canada
Serving temperature Hot
Main ingredients Blueberries
Cookbook: Blueberry pie 

Blueberry pie is a pie with a blueberry filling. Blueberry pie is considered one of the easiest pies to make because it does not require pitting or peeling of fruit. It usually has a top and bottom crust. The top crust can be a circular crust but the pie can also have a crumble crust or no top crust at all. Blueberry Pies are often eaten in the summertime because that is when blueberries are in season.[1]

Contents

  • History 1
  • Ingredients 2
  • Nutrients 3
    • Macro 3.1
    • Micro 3.2
  • See also 4
  • References 5

History

Blueberry pie was first eaten by early American settlers and remains a popular dessert in the United States and Canada. Similar desserts are prepared in Europe with bilberries. Blueberry pie made with wild Maine blueberries is the official state dessert of the U.S. state of Maine.[2] Blueberry pie has been documented in the Appledore Cook Book in 1872. Later, several other various cookbooks such as Paul Richards Book of Breads, Cakes, Pastries in 1907 noted that berry pie was served in New York Hotels.[3]

Ingredients

A typical ingredient for blueberry pie are rinsed and stemmed blueberries. The berries can be frozen or fresh. Other ingredients include flour, cinnamon, sugar, and butter. recipes may vary ingredients.[4]

Nutrients

Macro

The macro nutrient count for a serving of blueberry pie is around 12.5 grams of fat, 43.6 grams of carbohydrates, and 2.3 grams of protein, for a calorie count of 290.[5]

Micro

Blueberry pie has several vitamins including, but not limited to, vitamin A, Folate, vitamin C, vitamin E, and vitamin K. Blueberry pie also has a variety of minerals like calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, sodium, and zinc.[5]

See also

References

  1. ^ Stewart, Martha (12 March 2015). "Blueberry Pie Recipes". Retrieved 28 May 2015. 
  2. ^ Associated Press (21 April 2011). "'"It's the law: Whoopie pie official 'treat. Portland Press Herald. Retrieved 21 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Blueberry Pie". New England Recipes. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 Nov. 2012.
  4. ^ "Recipes". Bauer, Elise. "Blueberry Pie Recipe | SimplyRecipes.com." Simply Recipes. N.p., 14 July 2009. Web. 12 Mar. 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Blueberry Pie". “Blueberry Pie.” HealthGrove. FindTheBest.com. Jan. 2015. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.
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