Blueberry Pie......

Decorating By grama_j Updated 3 Jul 2009 , 2:58pm by hellie0h

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grama_j Posted 3 Jul 2009 , 12:03pm
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Any opinions on using cornstarch vs tapioca as a thickner for fruit pies ? I was asked for a blueberry, which I have never done......

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playingwithsugar Posted 3 Jul 2009 , 12:22pm
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I always use cornstarch as my thickener for fruit pies. I toss the fruit with the cornstarch and spices, then add it to the pie, so the distribution is even.

I love that the gel bakes out clear, and without lumps, like tapioca will sometimes do.

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hellie0h Posted 3 Jul 2009 , 2:58pm
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I have used both, but my preference is Clear Jel. If you have a bulk food store close by or ever make the trip to Holmes County they have it at the Amish Bulk Food Stores.

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