Peach & Blackberry Pie

DSC_2491 copyMy mom was coming to town for a visit and I wanted something summery, fresh & colorful as a dessert to supplement the birthday cake we’d be celebrating my newly-turned nine-year-olds birthday.  I found this recipe at Eat at Home and then adapted it just a smidge; it fulfilled all my requirements and then some!  Sweet and tangy all on its own, I added a scoop of vanilla ice cream to make it a “well-rounded” treat!

  • 2 pie crusts
  • 6 peaches, peeled and sliced
  • 1-1 1/2 cups blackberries
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons ginger
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup instant tapioca

Put the first pie crust in a pie plate.  Stir the peaches, blackberries, ginger, nutmeg, and sugar together in a bowl until the sugar dissolves.  Stir in the tapioca and let the fruit sit for about 15 minutes.

Pour the fruit into the pie crust.  Lay top crust over the fruit.  Crimp the edges and cut slits in the top.  Bake at 400 degrees for 45-50 minutes.

I recommend putting a cookie sheet on the rack below the pie or directly under the pie plate.  Fruit pies are notorious for running over in the oven.


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