Blueberry Crumb Pie - Placek z Jagodami - Recipe #173

This pie is one of my favourites, soft, sweet and full of blueberries, with a crumbly strudel topping. Give it a try and you will not regret it!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of milk (250 ml)
  • 1 tsp of instant dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup of sugar 115 g
  • 1/2 cup of butter 115 g - melted
  • 1 tsp of pure vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup of corn starch.
  • 3 cups of flour
  • pinch of salt

Topping:

  • 500 g of blueberries
  • 1/4 of cup butter
  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 1/4 cup of flour

Instructions:

  1. Warm up the milk in the microwave for 30 seconds. Add the yeast to the milk. Let it stand for 5 minutes.  
  2. Beat the eggs and egg yolks with sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  3. Add yeast mixture and the remaining cake ingredients to the mixer bowl. Mix well with a dough hook to obtain a smooth dough. About 5 minutes.
  4. Spray your spring form pan with a non stick spray and line the bottom with a parchment paper.
  5. Transfer the dough into prepared baking pan, spray with a nonstick spray, cover and allow to rise until it almost fill the pan.
  6. Into a mixing bowl add together cold butter cut into small cubes, sugar and flour and blend with a pastry blender until butter is in half a pea size.
  7. Preheat your oven to 180 C/350 F. 
  8. Spread washed and dried blueberries on top of the dough and then sprinkle it with butter, flour and sugar mixture.
  9. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes. Cover with aluminum foil if it browns too much. Let it cool down completely before cutting.

Enjoy!