The Only Formula You Need to Make Your Best-Ever Fruit Pie Filling

May 28, 2015

Fruit, sugar, cornstarch, acid, extras. These are the only things you need to remember to turn out a perfect pie filling. You’ve already read our step-by-step guide to the flakiest, butteriest pie crust. Now, you’re ready to fill that buttery crust with a pile of gorgeous, ripe fruit—and we’re here to set you up for pie filling success.

Because sweetness, tartness, and juiciness are all dependent on how ripe your fruit is, not every pie will be the same every time. Are your blueberries particularly tart? Maybe you need a bit more sugar. Been graced with the juiciest plums you’ve…