Thursday, June 28, 2012

The Evolution of a Blackberry Pie

Every summer, when the blackberries are ripe, I make my dad a gluten-free, dairy-free, fresh black berry pie.

That's what he asked me for for Father's Day, but we didn't have the right ingrediants. I finally got around to it last weekend.

On its way to feeling like "coarse meal."

Top crust and bottom crust in a primordial state.

Lovely fresh blackberries.

Bottom crust all rolled out and in its pan.

Blackberries in their tasty thickener.

United!

Ready to bake.

Just out of the oven.

A little later. I had to take another because it was so pretty.

Happily Demolished.
My father was pleased.



Did I mention it was gluten and dairy free? I've got Skillz!

9 comments:

  1. Not a big fan of pie (I prefer cookies and cake), but I feel like I would eat all it and be alright with it! :3

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  2. Oooh, that looks so good, and I'm not normally a big fan of pie!

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  3. It is beautiful! :D And yes, you do have skillz. I'll always remember how when I was chewing skeptically on a piece of gluten-free bread, you gave it a quick glance and said, "Too much xanthum gum."

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  4. omg! I LOVE pie... and tarts. No cake, thanks. Cookies are just okay. But PIE! MMMmmmmm, looking at these pictures makes me want some.

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  5. Oh boy, that looks yummy.

    Thanks so much for all your suggestions over at my site.

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  6. Perfect for me! Adding this one to my recipes, waiting for me to harvest the blackberries :)

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  7. I'm jealous. So jealous. Pie is the one thing that I haven't tried to bake yet, despite the fact that it's my favorite dessert. The crust making process scares me.

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