Blueberry, Walnut & Thyme Open Pie

Blueberry pie is a classic dessert that everyone needs to try at least once in their life. So why not start with this one.

Course Dessert
Cuisine Gluten Free, Vegan
Keyword blueberry, vegan
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8
Author Simon Hall


Pie Crust

  • 1 1/2 cups Gluten Free Plain Flour
  • 1 tbsp Icing Sugar
  • 150 grams Nuttlex or Vegan Butter
  • 25 grams Lemon Thyme Finely Chopped

Blueberry Filling

  • 375 grams Blueberries
  • 1 cup Icing Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Cornflour
  • 1/2 cup Walnuts
  • 1/2 Lemon (Juiced)

Vanilla Banana Nicecream

  • 3 frozen Bananas
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence


  1. Pre Heat your oven to 180C 

  2. Mix all your pie crust ingredients together with your finger tips. Make sure you do not work it too much as your want the pastry to remain reasonably light. Once fully combined, set aside for 10 mins to rest. 

  3. Place all the blueberry mix into a bowl and mix together. 

  4. Roll out your pastry and place onto a flat tray or into a pie dish. You want your pastry to be approx 30cm wide (round).

  5. Spoon out your blueberry mix onto the pastry and then fold up the side around your blueberry mix

  6. Place in the oven for 40 mins, check at halfway mark to see how the crust is going. 

  7. While your pie cooks, grab 3 frozen bananas and your vanilla essence and blend in your blender until smooth.

  8. When your pie comes out, let it cool for 10 mins, cut and serve with your Nicecream.