The Saskatoon berry pie with its sweet and nutty bottom is as simple as perfect as a pie can be. If you don’t have an amelanchier close by (Saskatoon berry is the fruit of the amelanchier) you may use blueberries or cherries instead.
Saskatoon berries fabulous facts
The Saskatoon berry is a wild fruit which contains lots of vitamins A and C as great antioxidants. Vitamin K for clotting, vitamin E for sexual health and good skin, B vitamins for good mood and vitality, iron for anemia, calcium for strong bones, fiber for colon health promoting probiotic bacteria and magnesium and manganese for enzyme production and immunity.
Saskatoon berry pie
3 tablespoons cashews
3 tablespoons grated coconut
3 medjool dates
Saskatoon berries (as many as you can pick )
For the crust:
Fill cashews, grated coconut and dates in a blender and mix until combined thoroughly. Press the mixture into a pie dish (no baking necessary), cover and put into the fridge.
For the topping:
Fill half of the fruit into a blender and turn the machine on high speed for a few seconds. If you haven’t got enough Saskatoon berries, you may cheat with additional blueberries, strawberries or some fresh mango. Pour the creamy fruit mixture onto the crust and place the remaining berries on top.
Let the pie set in the fridge for at least 1 hour. Enjoy!