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9 of the best fruit pie recipes

by Katie Russell

published on 2 June 2023

Now that summer is officially here, you might be in the mood for a fresher, fruitier dessert – you can’t go wrong with a fruit pie. The following recipes come highly recommended from our favourite authors, including Mary Berry and Nadiya Hussain. Whether you’re looking to bake a classic apple pie or try something different (passion fruit and lime pie, anyone?) these are the best fruit pie recipes for any occasion.

Classic Apple Pie

Mary Berry’s Classic Apple Pie

You can’t beat a classic apple pie. Mary Berry gives a masterclass in pairing sweet apples with buttery pastry in this easy recipe.

From the book

Apple Huckleberry ‘Three Generations’ Pie

Apple Huckleberry ‘Three Generations’ Pie

by Marika Gauci

The humble huckleberry pie is an American staple. Combining tasty apples and huckleberries (or blackberries, if you’d prefer), this dessert is a real showstopper.

Apple Custard Pie

Nadiya Hussain’s Apple Custard Pie

This unique twist on the classic apple pie marries crumbling pastry with creamy custard and soft apples.

Warm Cherry Crumble Pie

Warm Cherry Crumble Pie

by Linda Collister

This dessert dish hits the sweet spot between a crumble and a pie. The sweet cherries add a burst of flavour to this gorgeous, warm bake.

Passion Fruit and Lime Meringue Pie

Passion Fruit and Lime Meringue Pie

by Jo Pratt

This exotic twist on the classic lemon meringue pie pairs sour lime and tangy passion fruit with fluffy meringue. The result is a light, fruity dish.

Pecan Pie

Pecan Pie

This light, moreish pie packs a punch: its buttery crust pairs perfectly with the sweet flavours of maple syrup, pecan halves and vanilla. We recommend serving with a hearty dollop of ice cream.

Nadiya Hussain’s Apple Palm Pies

Nadiya Hussain’s Apple Palm Pies

These miniature pies are the perfect dessert for any picnic. Mixing apple sauce, spices and dried fruit and nuts, they’re like summer’s version of a mince pie. They’re quick and easy to make, too.

Mary Berry’s Windfall Pie

There’s more to this crisp pastry than meets the eye. The crunch of the apples pairs deliciously with the sweet roasted rhubarb, making this fruit pie the ultimate comfort food.

American Lime Pie

American Lime Pie

by Linda Collister

This ginger-infused, biscuit-like pastry has a creamy, zesty lime filling and is topped with fluffy meringue. Plus, it looks gorgeous.


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