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Concord Grape Pie with Crumble Topping

Canadian Concord Grape Pie with Crumb Topping

This recipe is from Charmian Christie, The Messy Baker.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Canadian
Prep Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 55 minutes
Servings 8
Author Valerie Lugonja via Charmian Christie at The Messy Baker


  • 1 deep 9-inch single pie shell
  • 2 pounds Concord grapes or 400g prepared Concord Grapes
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • ½ cup sugar

Topping Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup brown sugar , lightly packed
  • ½ cup flour
  • ¼ cup butter


Instructions for Preparing the Grapes:

Instructions for the filling:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F
  2. Spoon 1/3 cup of the grape preparation liquid into a bowl; whisk cornstarch and reserved grape liquid together until smooth
  3. Stir in lemon juice, orange zest, sugar and grape mixture

Instructions for the topping:

  1. Combine brown sugar and flour; cut in butter until mixture resembles crumble

Prepare the pie:

  1. Roll out the pastry and place in a 9 inch pyrex pie plate; crimp edges
  2. Pour the filling into pastry; sprinkle evenly with topping working to cover every bit
  3. Bake for 35 minutes or until golden and filling is bubbling around the edges
  4. Cool before serving; garnish with Concord Grape Sorbet or thick farm fresh whipped cream