Apple Blackberry Pie

Three Times Apple and Blackberry Coexisted


Industry rivalries are an extremely interesting topic when it comes to successful coexistence. The ongoing battle to become top dog can foster an extremely aggressive and hostile environment. To our relief, once in a great while, these competitors become complements. Here are three times that apples and blackberries found solace in one another.

1.) Apple Blackberry Cake

Apple vs. Blackburry Cake

Granulated sugar, for pan

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

3 ounces (6 tablespoons) unsalted butter, melted, plus more for pan, plus 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) cut into pieces

3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed light-brown sugar

1/2 cup whole milk

2 large eggs

4 apples (about 1 1/2 pounds), peeled, cored, and cut into 8 wedges

1 cup (1/2 pint) blackberries

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Whipped cream, for serving (optional)


2.) Apple Blackberry Pie

Apple Blackberry Pie

1/4 cup butter

1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

1/4 cup water

1/2 cup white sugar

1/2 cup brown sugar

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1 (6 ounce) container blackberries, halved – divided

1 recipe pastry for a 9-inch double-crust pie

4 large Granny Smith apple – peeled, cored, and sliced



3.) Blackberry & Apple Crisp

Blackberry and Apply Crisp


3 apples—peeled, cored and sliced 1/4 inch thick

1 ½ cups fresh or frozen blackberries

¼ cup granulated sugar

½ cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour


1/3 cup rolled oats

1/3 cup whole almonds and pecans, coarsely chopped

3 tablespoons light brown sugar

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

3 tablespoons butter, softened



Wait, you didn’t think I was talking about Apple and Blackberry? The corporate giants? That would just be plain ridiculous. I would never bore you with such a distasteful topic (pun intended).

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