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Blueberry pie filling in a square container, with lemon and fresh blueberries on the side

Blueberry Filling Recipe

This delicious blueberry filling recipe makes the most versatile fruit filling - you can use it not only for pies, but also for tarts and cakes and even eat it on its own!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Blueberry Filling Recipe
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 240 g
Author: Priya Maha


  • 210 g blueberries
  • 45 g white sugar
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • tsp lemon zest
  • a pinch of salt


  • Wash the blueberries and drain the water. .
  • In a saucepan, add half the blueberries, sugar, lemon rind and lemon juice and let simmer over very low heat. .
  • Mix cornstarch with water and add the mixture into the simmering blueberries. .
  • Let the fruits soften and simmer in the sugar syrup until the sugar is completely dissolved and the fruits start to soften. Add in the salt. .
  • Add in the remaining blueberries and continue to simmer until the mixture thickens. .
  • Remove the blueberry filling off the heat and let it cool to room temperature before storing them in a clean container. .
  • Keep the pie filling refrigerated until it is ready to be used. .
  • This amount makes about 240 grams of blueberry pie filling.


Calories: 1kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 1mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg
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