Recipe by SAUNDRA
"If you are lucky enough to get your hands on some fresh huckleberries, this is a wonderful recipe. Lemon zest adds a little extra kick!"
Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.
Show ingredients on sale
Sort stores by
Save money at local stores when ingredients are on sale!
Watch video tips and tricks
pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie
grated lemon zest
thanks for sharing this recipe -it was delicious! We were in the Mtns visiting Mt St Helens and oh my did we see huckleberries everywhere in the blast zone!! we picked 6 cups! I had enough for your pie! I came here looking for a recipe and found yours! It was wonderful! The only thing I changed is to add liitle more flour -2T to 1/4 cup --berries are very juicy! Oh and some cinnanmon about 1/2 t.
This tasted great, the lemon adds a nice flavor, but using just the flour as a thickener left me with huckleberry soup and a mushy, pasty crust. I tried it again and used a quarter cup of 'quick tapioca' instead of a tablespoon of flour and the pie was nice and solid. I also found it was much better after it had cooled completely - much less runny.
I am not sure what went wrong with this pie. We had just picked our huckleberries in the Columbia Gorge and they were very tasty, so I thought they would be perfect for a pie. I followed the advice of another reviewer and increased the flour to 1/4 C and the pie was still very runny. It completely saturated the bottom and even the top crust. It was like eating mush. I've decided to make this again but instead I will make mini pies in cupcake tins to control the oozing and keep some consistency. Also, I will not use the cream on the top either, I don't think it did much except to add more calories.
This was a very good recipe but I found it to be very runny. When I used 5 level TBS. of cornstarch it came out perfect! With this change, I give this recipe a 5 star rating!
One review was absolutely correct. Flour does not work as a thickener in this instance. The best way is tapioca ( 2 tbls ), berries, sugar, and lemon juice in a bowl mixed and let set for 10-15 min. before adding to pie pan.
My family loves Huckleberry Pie! I struggled with the runny pie dilemma for years until I decided to prepare the filling in a saucepan first. Each year's batch of berries come on the bush with a varying degree of sweetness and juiciness. In order to make sure my pies set and taste just right, I prepare the filling on the stove to get the right consistency and flavor.
I left out the lemon zest and cream because my family prefers the simple taste of the Huckleberries
The pie was real juicy/runny. But it was still fantastic. I will probably alter it next time, but will definitely make it again. Thanks.
I followed the recipe to the tee, but used a metal pie dish. The pie ended up too runny, undercooked and it was not good enough to eat. I still have huckleberries left and will try to cook the berries first before filling the pie shell.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 175
Kale is the healthy, green leaf that transforms into a crunchy snack chip in your oven.
You can't go wrong choosing from over 400 pork chop recipes with ratings and tips!
Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $7.99!
See how to make the perfect summer pie with a gorgeous lattice top.
See how to make a simple pie using fresh or frozen blackberries.
Watch how to make this simple peach pie.