Juneberry Pie – Easy, From Scratch, 4 Ingredients

Juneberry pie tastes a bit like plum pie but so much better! It’s one of the best fruit pies I’ve ever made!

Juneberry Pie - Easy, From Scratch, 4 Ingredients

Juneberries are also called saskatoon and serviceberry. They are edible and so delicious! Juneberries are sweet, fruity and not too sour: They are delicious raw, in pies, jams, muesli and they freeze well. You can harvest juneberries in June: They look like plum-colored mini apples or blueberries and grow on shrubs and small trees.

You only need 4 ingredients for this homemade juneberry pie from scratch: Flour, butter and sugar for the shortcrust pastry and juneberries as pie filling. Juneberries make a delicious pie filling and they are so sweet that you don’t need additional sugar!

Juneberry Pie Recipe


Juneberry Pie


Homemade Shortcrust Pastry

  • 360g flour (3 cups)
  • 240g butter (2 sticks)
  • 120g sugar (1/2 cup)

Juneberry Pie Filling

  • 4 cups juneberries


Juneberry Pie, Saskatoon Pie, Serviceberry Pie



Homemade Shortcrust Pastry

Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).

Put the flour and sugar in a large bowl. Cut the butter into small pieces. Using a knife, cut the butter into the flour. Then knead the dough briefly with cold hands.

Roll out the shortcrust pastry and line a springform pan.

Juneberry Pie

Pour the juneberries into the pie crust – juneberries contain pectin so you don’t need cornstarch as thickener.

Optional: Use leftover dough to decorate the pie with a crisscross lattice.

Bake the juneberry pie for 50 – 55 minutes. The pie is delicious warm and cold.


Juneberry Pie


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16 thoughts on “Juneberry Pie – Easy, From Scratch, 4 Ingredients

  1. Tried as directed: berries, no precooked. Gotta precooked to give the pie body, otherwise the berries are just loose in the crust.

    1. It probably depends where and how the berries grew because my pie filling was rather dry even without cornstarch. But feel free to add cornstarch if your juneberries contain more water than mine. 🙂

  2. I just discovered my in the woods home is lined with wild Juneberries. Now, I’m on a delicious mission! Thanks.

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