A not-too-sweet and fruity pie. Saskatoon berries are known as serviceberries in the United States. This berry has often been compared with blueberries though it has more of an apple flavor.
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 4 cups fresh serviceberries
- 1/4 cup water
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 3/4 cup white sugar
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie
- 1 tablespoon butter
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
In a large saucepan, simmer berries in 1/4 cup water for 10 minutes. Stir in lemon juice with berries. Combine sugar and flour together in a medium bowl, then stir into berry mixture. Pour mixture into a pastry lined 9 inch pie pan. Dot with butter. Place second crust on top of pie; seal and flute edges.
Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Then reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and bake for an additional 35 to 45 minutes, or until golden brown.