Sunday Funday ~ My Blueberry Pie

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Real Estate Agent with Front Gate Real Estate Broker 11085

Thanks to a generous out-of-state seller and the perfect timing of Blueberries on vine by Pat Starnesblueberry season, I've had the opportunity to make several blueberry cobblers for friends and family to enjoy.

 

One of my vacant listings has two mature blueberry bushes and the time is right for harvest. At the sellers insistence, these delicious and nutritious blueberries have found their way into smoothies, yogurt and pies, instead of dying on the vine or being left for the birds.

 

My grandmother shared her easy cobbler recipe with me when I was in my early 20s. I'm not big on baking, but every now and then I prepare a cobbler, and there's no better time to do it than when fresh fruit is plentiful.

 

This is my grandmothers simple and easy recipe. I usually make it with canned peaches, but it is equally good with most other fruits.

 


 

Grandma's Cobbler Pie

Mix 1/2 stick butter, softened, and 1/2 cup sugar together in baking dish.

Blend together until they form small crumbles (or a paste)

Add 1/2 - 3/4 cup flour, mix completely. Add 1/2 cup milk

This forms the crust.

Pour desired fruit (apples, peaches, or blueberries) on top of crust. 

If using fresh fruit, add up to 1/2 cup sugar to sweeten fruit.

Bake at 350 degrees until done or crust is brown. Crust will rise to the top while baking.

Recipe may be doubled.

* For one of my cobblers, I used both fresh blueberries and 1/2 can crushed pineapples. Yum!

Fresh Blueberries

 

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Rainmaker
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Myrl Jeffcoat
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The addition of the pineapple in your grandmother's recipe, makes it sound so yummy, Pat.  I have to give it a try!

Jun 10, 2018 04:39 AM #1
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Gita Bantwal
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I love the photo and the recipe. Thank you for sharing. Have a good day.

Jun 10, 2018 05:18 AM #2
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Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP
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Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS - What a lovely post and delicious too! I love blueberries. This is a nice summer treat too!

Jun 10, 2018 06:07 AM #3
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Sheila Anderson
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Good morning Pat. I'm not able to eat blueberries but appreciate this. Very nice.

Jun 10, 2018 06:25 AM #4
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Joan Cox
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Pat, have tried to grow a blueberry bush, but was unsuccessful.  Nothing like fresh blueberries, and now the smoothie sounds really good.

Jun 10, 2018 07:13 AM #5
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
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Pat,

Thank you for that wonderful easy recipe.  We are big blueberry fans, and bushes do not grow here in our area...so I have to be contented with the organic ones that come from our market. A

Jun 10, 2018 07:30 AM #6
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Chris Ann Cleland
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Yum!  And what a great way to use those blueberries from the vacant listing.

Jun 10, 2018 08:36 AM #7
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Kathy Streib
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Hi Pat- This reminds me of the blueberry-peach cobbler recipe I have from my mother. Thanks for reminding me of this...think I'll make one this week. 

Jun 10, 2018 05:14 PM #8
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Mom didn;t do anything with blueberries or blackberries but as an adult I am crazy about them.

Jun 10, 2018 06:44 PM #9
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Endre Barath, Jr.
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Pat, this reminded me of when I was growing up and my parents and I used to go out in the woods where wild blueberries were growing and we would pick them..... they were a bit tart compared to farm grown, Endre

Jun 10, 2018 09:13 PM #10
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My daughter in law commented last night Endre Barath, Jr. that my blueberries were tart, as well. That's what sugar is for!! :)

Jun 11, 2018 08:10 AM #11
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So glad you were able to put that fruit to good use. I had an REO property that had a white peach tree that was bearing during my listing period. I picked fruit and baked and froze peaches galore. Loved that listing.

Jun 16, 2018 07:11 PM #12
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Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty
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We closed this morning, Debbie Reynolds so no more blueberries for me! The buyer will have plenty though as the fruit is plentiful. I estimate at least 5-6 gallons!

Jun 18, 2018 08:33 AM #13
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Oh my! That was a generous seller, Pat and what a treat you turned them in to as well! I could sink my teeth into some blueberry pie now and will save this recipe - sounds yummy!

Hope you have a great week ahead!

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I love blueberries and I love cobbler so I'm going to have to try out your grandmother's recipe Pat.

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