15 recipes that declare our unending love for blueberries



Blueberries, you can bake them, freeze them, put them in a sauce or just eat them fresh. It doesn’t matter how you eat them, just make sure you do.

1-Finnish blueberry pies

These pies are traditionally made in the summer months. You will need eight 8cm fluted loose-based tart pans.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups (300g) plain flour
  • 1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar
  • 100g unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp baking powder

FILLING

  • 1/2 cup (120g) creme fraiche
  • 1/2 cup (140g) Greek yoghurt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup (55g) caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 2 cups frozen blueberries

METHOD

  • 1.Preheat oven to 180°C. Place butter and sugar in a stand mixer with the paddle attachment and beat for 3-4 minutes until pale and creamy. Add the egg and beat to combine, then mix in the flour and baking powder. Divide dough into 8 even pieces and press into the base and side of 8 lightly greased 8cm loose-bottomed tart pans. Set aside.
  • 2.For the filling whisk together the creme fraiche, yoghurt, egg, sugar and vanilla until smooth. Divide the mixture among tarts and top with 1/4 cup blueberries per tart. Place on a tray and bake for 25-30 minutes until the pastry is lightly golden and the custard has set. Cool to room temperature before serving.

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