Individual Lattice Top Berry Pies
Hard to say…easy to make!
That really is just a fancy way of saying “Raspberry Blueberry Pie” in Finnish. A few years back I lived in Finland for the summer and fell in love with the array of fresh berries at the outdoor market in Helsinki. There I am by a strawberry vendor!
Last week I spotted this gorgeous array of berries at the Studio City farmer’s market closer to my home in California. I was flooded with inspiration for recipes I came to know and love while living abroad. (I’d like to say that “mustikka-vadelmapiirakka” instantly popped into my head, but honestly, I don’t speak Finnish that well…)
I love this recipe because it is so easy to prepare and embraces the beauty of summer berries. It is the perfect dessert for the holiday weekend!
What is your favorite summer berry?
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Here is what you will need for the pies:
1) Puff pastry
4) Corn starch
1 package (16 ounces) frozen puff pastry, thawed
2 cups fresh raspberries, or frozen unsweetened raspberries
2 cups fresh blueberries, or frozen unsweetened blueberries
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1/3 cup sugar
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Thaw the pastry and cut into 1 inch strips to fit the size of your baking dishes. In a large bowl, combine the raspberries, blueberries, cornstarch, and sugar. Divide among the baking dishes. Place the pastry strips on top of the filling in a lattice pattern. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until teh filling bubbles and the pastry is lightly browned. Serve hot or warm.
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