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Easy blueberry crunch

The blueberry is a flowering shrub that produces berries that are colored blue to purple, also known as blueberries.
It is strongly related to similar shrubs, such as those that produce cranberries and huckleberries. Blueberries are small, around 5-16 millimeters (0.2-0.6 inches) in diameter, and have a flared crown at the end. .
They are green in color at first, then change to blue-purple as they ripen. These are the two most common types:

1. Highbush blueberries are the most commonly grown species in the US.

2. Lowbush blueberries are often referred to as "wild" blueberries. They are typically smaller and richer in some antioxidants.

The blueberry is a very popular berry. It is low in calories, but high in fiber, vitamin C and vitamin K.

The antioxidants in blueberries have been shown to protect LDL lipoproteins (the "bad" cholesterol) from oxidative damage, a crucial step in the pathway towards heart disease. Start cooking with blueberries.

Apple blueberry crisp


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a mixing bowl, combine the blueberries, apples, sugar,
cornstarch and lemon juice.
Spoon in an oven proof casserole dish.
Combine the dough and crumble by hand over fruit.
Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until topping is golden brown
and apples are tender.
Serve warm with cream or ice cream.

Baked oatmeal


Preheat the oven to 375°F/190°C with a rack in the top third of the oven. Generously butter the inside of an 8-inch/20cm square baking dish.
In a bowl, mix together the oats, half the walnuts, the sugar, if using, the baking powder, cinnamon, and salt.
In another bowl, whisk together the maple syrup, if using, the milk, egg, half of the butter, and the vanilla.
Arrange the bananas in a single layer in the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle two-thirds of the berries over the top. Cover the fruit with the oat mixture. Slowly drizzle the milk mixture over the oats. Gently give the baking dish a couple thwacks on the countertop to make sure the milk moves through the oats. Scatter the remaining berries and remaining walnuts across the top.
Bake for 35 to 45 minutes, until the top is nicely golden and the oat mixture has set. Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes. Drizzle the remaining melted butter on the top and serve. Sprinkle with a bit more sugar or drizzle with maple syrup.

Banana-blueberry nut bread


Sprinkle 2 teaspoons of flour over the blueberries.
Sift remaining flour with sugar, baking powder and salt. Stir in oats.
Blend eggs, shortening and banana.
Combine with dry ingredients. Stir in nuts. Fold in blueberries. Pour into greased and floured loaf pan.
Bake in 350 degree oven for one hour. Let cool 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool before slicing.

Blueberry basic pie filling


Mix blueberries, sugar and lemon juice in a heavy saucepan.
Bring to boil, stirring frequently. Mix cornstarch with enough water to make a paste. Pour into the berry mixture, stirring constantly until thick. Cool.
The mixture can be cooled and stored orpPour into unbaked pie shell and bake at 400 degrees for about 35 minutes or until crust is golden.

Blueberry butter


Combine all ingredients in blender.
Whip until light. This is great on pancakes, waffles

Blueberry buttermilk waffles


Preheat oven to 275 degrees; set a rack on a baking sheet and place in oven. Preheat waffle iron according to manufacturers instructions.
In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; set aside. In a large bowl whisk together buttermilk, butter, and eggs. Add flour mixture to buttermilk mixture and stir just until batter is combined; fold blueberries into batter.
Lightly coat waffle iron with cooking spray. Pour 1 cup batter (this may vary depending on size of waffle iron) in the center of iron, spreading evenly with a spatula. Close iron; cook until waffles are golden brown and crisp, 7 to 8 minutes.
Remove from iron and transfer to rack in oven; repeat with remaining batter. Serve with blueberries, creme fraiche, and a sprinkle of confectioners' sugar.

Blueberry cinnamon pancakes


Mix flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and cinnamon. Add milk, shortening and eggs. Mix lightly and stir in blueberries.
Spoon batter onto lightly greased hot griddle. Cook on both sides, turning once.

Blueberry cobbler


Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Combine sugar and cornstarch in a bowl. Blend in blueberries and lemon juice. Arrange into ungreased 2-quart casserole. Set aside.
Combine egg, melted butter, and cream in a bowl; Whisk and set aside.
Biscuit topping:
Combine in a bowl, flour, sugar, and baking powder. Make a well in center of dry ingredients, and put egg mixture into well. Mix dry and wet ingredients and work dough until just mixed together. Drop dough by spoonfuls onto fruit, spreading evenly over the surface. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until biscuit topping is golden brown. Serve warm with ice cream.

Blueberry cobbler with peaches and raspberries


Combine first 3 ingredients in processor; add 3 tablespoons sugar and process until blended.
Add butter and cream cheese and process until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add egg yolks; process just until moist clumps form. Gather dough into ball; flatten into rectangle. Wrap in plastic; chill 30 minutes.
Butter 13 by 9 by 2-inch glass baking dish.
Combine peaches, blueberries, raspberies, tapioca and sugar in large bowl; toss to coat. Let stand 45 minutes, tossing occasionally.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Transfer fruit to prepared dish. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface to 14 by 10-inch rectangle.
Using cookie cutters, cut out a few decorative shapes in dough. Transfer dough rectangle to top of fruit and sides of dish.
Arrange cutouts around edge of cobbler.
Place on baking sheet. Bake until crust is golden , fruit is tender and juices are bubbling and thick, about 1 hour. Cool slightly.

Blueberry corn bread


Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Butter one 9-inch by 5-inch by 3-inch loaf pans. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar. Add cornmeal and blend well.
In a separate bowl, combine and beat milk, egg, and butter.
Pour the wet ingredients over dry mixture. Stir to blend. Fold in the blueberries.
Pour batter into pans.
Bake for about 50 minutes. Cool corn bread on rack for 10 minutes. Turn out onto rack to cool completely. Refrigerate wrapped for 2 days, or freeze for 2 weeks.

Blueberry corn muffins


Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
In a mixing bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
In an electric mixer, whisk together the butter, egg, sugar, honey and milk.
Stir together these two mixtures and carefully fold in the blueberries. Spoon the batter in a greased 12-muffin tins.
Bake the muffins for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden. Remove muffins from cups while hot.

Blueberry cream cheese pie


For shell:
Combine cracker crumbs, brown sugar, nuts and butter; press into a 9-inch pie pan. For filling:
Combine cream cheese, sugar and eggs. Mix thoroughly and pour over shell. Bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool.
For topping:
Mix topping ingredients and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens. Cool. Top pie with cooled topping and serve with whipped cream, if desired.

Blueberry crême brûlée


Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Whisk together sugar, egg yolks, eggs, liqueur and grated lemon rind;
whisk in milk and cream. Strain into pitcher.
Pour into six 1-cup ramekins or custard cups. Sprinkle with blueberries.
Place in large shallow roasting pan; pour in enough hot water to come halfway up sides of ramekins.
Bake in centre of oven for about 35 minutes or until edges are set but centres still slightly jiggly. Let cool.
(Make ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day).
Topping: Just before serving, sprinkle sifted brown sugar over crèmes.
Place on baking sheets; broil just until sugar melts and turns caramel color.
(Or caramelize sugar with blowtorch).

Blueberry crisp


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine the sugar, flour and lemon juice in a mixing bowl.
Blend in the fruit. Spoon in an oven proof casserole dish.
Mix the topping ingredients by hand in a mixing bowl.
Sprinkle over fruit.
Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until topping is golden brown.
Serve warm with cream or ice cream.

Blueberry gingerbread


Cream butter. Add sugar and molasses. Beat until light. Add egg and beat well.
Sift dry ingredients together and use a small amount to coat berries. Add remainder alternately with hot water to first mixture, beating until smooth. Fold in floured blueberries.
Bake in greased and floured 13-inch by 9-inch 3-inch pan at 350 degrees for about 35 minutes.
Serve hot or cold with blueberry sauce.

Blueberry orange mufins


Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
In bowl, mix together flour, sugar, baking powder, and orange rind.
Whisk together eggs, milk, butter and vanilla.
Stir into flour mixture just until blended.
Fold in blueberries. Spoon into a greased 12-muffin tins 3/4 full.
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Transfer muffins on a rack to cool.

Blueberry pie


Directions for Double Crust Pie Dough:
Combine the flour, sugar and salt. Cut butter into small pieces (you can pull the butter from the fridge 30 minutes before adding) and add to the flour, mixing it in until the dough is a rough, crumbly texture.
Whisk the egg, water and vinegar or lemon juice and add it all at once, mixing until dough comes together. Shape dough into 2 logs or discs, wrap them in plastic and chill for at least one hour before rolling.
The pie dough can be frozen for up to 6 months and thawed in the refrigerator.

For the filling, bring the blueberries, apple, sugar, citrus juice, zest and cinnamon up to a simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally, cooking until the blueberries are soft and tender, about 10 minutes. Whisk the cornstarch with a few tablespoons of cold water and add this to the blueberry filling, stirring and returning to a simmer until the filling has thickened and is glossy. Set aside to cool to room temperature. If making ahead, store the filling chilled, but bring it up to room temperature before baking into a pie.

Preheat the oven to 400 F. Pull out the dough from the fridge 15-30 minutes before rolling. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the first disk of dough into a circle just less than ¼-inch thick. Dust a 9-inch pie plate with flour and line the plate with the pastry, leaving the edges untrimmed. Spoon the blueberry filling into the crust.

Roll out the second disk of pastry slightly thinner than the bottom crust, about 1/8 - inch, but into more of a square shape. Use a knife or pastry wheel to cut long strips about ½ -inch wide (you should have between 12 and 18 strips). Lay half of the strips over the blueberry pie filling, leaving a ½ -inch between them. Gently lift alternating strip of pastry, folding them halfway back. Place a new strip of pastry perpendicular against where the strips are folded back, then fold those very pieces over the newly laid strip. Now lift the opposite alternating strips and fold them back as far as they can go (to the edge of that newly laid strip) and place a second perpendicular strip beside it. Repeat this technique moving toward one side of the pie shell, and then repeat towards the other side, until the top has a complete lattice top. Trim away the excess pastry and pinch the edges to create a fluted design. Brush the lattice top with the egg wash and sprinkle with sugar.

Bake the pie for 10 minutes at 400 F, then reduce the oven temperature to 375 F and cook for about another 40 minutes, until the pastry is golden brown. Cool the pie to room temperature and then chill until ready to serve.

Blueberry port sauce


Bring blueberries, sugar, port and cinnamon to simmer over medium heat, stirring; simmer for about 10 minutes or until slightly thickened.
Pour into heat proof container. Let cool.
Tip: Serve over angel food cake, mascarpone or fresh ricotta cheese or ice cream.

Blueberry scones


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Add the butter and combine mixture until crumbly. Add fresh blueberries.
Whisk together eggs, buttermilk or yogurt,milk, lemon rind and juice; drizzle over dry ingredients, tossing with a fork until mixture clumps together. Turn out onto floured surface. With floured hands, form into ball, kneading about 8 times.
Place on parchment paper-lined lightly floured baking sheet. Pat into 3/4-inch thick circle; cut into 8 wedges. Do not separate.
Glaze: Brush with lemon juice; sprinkle with sugar.
Bake for about 25 minutes or until golden. Serve warm with Wild Blueberry Preserves and Devon Cream.
Variation. Blueberry Scones:
Gently toss 1 cup fresh blueberries with dry ingredients just before adding egg mixture. Increase lemon rind to 1 tablespoon.
Adapted from Canadian Living Magazine

Blueberry sour cream pie


Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Combine sour cream, flour and brown sugar; add egg and beat well.
Place one half of the mixture into the graham cracker crust.
Mix blueberries and 1/2 cup brown sugar together, then spread over sour cream mixture.
Cover berries with remaining cream mixture.
Bake for 25 minutes.
Chill several hours.

Blueberry streusel cake


Preheat oven at 375 degrees.
Butter and flour a 10-inch tube pan. Combine flour, baking powder, soda, and salt. Set aside.
Cream butter and sugar till light. Add eggs, one at the time, mixing well after each addition. Add flour mixture to batter alternately with sour cream and vanilla.
Combine streusel ingredients. Set aside ½ cup. Toss remaining with blueberries. Spread batter in pan. Sprinkle with half of the blueberry mixture. Then spread of the batter and sprinkle with remaining blueberries.
Top with remaining batter. Sprinkle reserved mixture over batter. Bake 60 to 65 minutes. Cool 10 minutes. Remove from pan.

Blueberry streusel cake #2


Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
Sprinkle 1/4 cup of sugar over berries; set aside. Mix our, sugar and salt. Combine salad oil and milk in a small bowl and whip with fork. Pour over flour mixture. Mix with fork until moist.
Turn into a greased 8-inch by 8-inch by 2-inch cake pan. Press dough into pan, building up edges about one inch deep. Spread berries over the dough.
Mix sugar, flour and salt together. Cut in butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over fruit. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes.

Blueberry supreme  Print Recipe

Serves: 8

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time:15 minutes

One recipe
Quick and easy pie crust
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
3 eggs
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 pound blueberries
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 cup sugar
garnish with whipped cream

Blueberry supreme


Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, eggs, sugar and vanilla until smooth and creamy.
Pour into crust. Bake for 15 minutes.
In a medium saucepan, combine blueberries, cornstarch and sugar.
Cook over low heat until thick and bubbly. Spread over pie crust. Chill. Decorate top with whipped cream.

Blueberry-banana pancakes


Mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Add eggs, milk, butter, bananas and vanilla. Stir until well blended and smooth. Fold in blueberries.
Spoon about 1/4 cup of batter for each pancake on preheated, greased griddle. Turn only once.

Blueberry-buckwheat pancakes


Mix first 6 ingredients in a large bowl.
Stir in buttermilk, oil and egg yolks.
Using an electric mixer, beat egg whites until medium-firm peaks form. Gently fold egg whites into batter.
Heat a heavy large skillet over medium-high heat; lightly brush skillet with melted butter. Drop batter by ¼ cupfuls into skillet; spread to 4 inch rounds. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons blueberries over each round. Cook until tops are covered with small bubbles and bottom are golden, about 2 minutes. Turn and cook until second sides are golden, about 1 minute.
Repeat with remaining batter and blueberries, brushing skillet with melted butter for each batch.

Blueberry-lemon bundt cake


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease and flour Bundt pan. Sprinkle flour over blueberries. Combine dry cake mix and sour cream. Add eggs, one at a time, beating at low speed. Beat at medium speed until smooth.
Bake for 45 minutes. Cool on rack for 15 minutes. Remove from pan.

Blueberry-rum cobbler


Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Grease an 8-inch baking dish and set aside. If using strawberries, slice in halves. Place berries in a large bowl.
In a small bowl, using a fork, stir sugar with cornstarch until blended. Add to berries along with rum and orange peel. Stir gently until mixed. Turn into prepared baking dish and spread out evenly.
Using a fork, stir flour with baking powder, lime peel, salt and sugar. Cut shortening into flour mixture until it resembles oatmeal.
Make a well in dry ingredients and pour in milk. Mix just until a wet dough forms. Do not overmix.
Drop spoonfuls of dough randomly on top of berry mixture. Use back of a spoon to spread a little dough just over open spaces.
Sprinkle dough evenly with brown sugar. Place baking dish on a baking sheet to catch any drips.
Bake until topping is golden and cooked through, from 50 to 55 minutes. Insert a skewer into centre of cobbler. If it comes out fairly clean except for berries, it is done.

Buttermilk blueberry muffins


Preheat oven to at 425 degrees.
Mix together all dry ingredients. Add buttermilk, egg and oil. Mix thoroughly. Fold in blueberries.
Fill greased muffin cups 2/3 full. Bake 20 minutes.

Buttermilk blueberry waffles


Mix together oatmeal, flour, baking powder and sugar. Beat buttermilk, eggs, vanilla and oil. Add liquid to dry ingredients and stir until moistened.
Fold in blueberries and spoon into preheated, lightly oiled waffle iron.

Cream cheese and wild blueberry pound cake


Heat the oven to 325 degrees.
Spray a loaf pan that's about 8x5x3 inches with a nonstick coating. Combine together the flour, baking power, and salt until well blended.
With an electric mixer, beat the cream cheese and butter until pale. Sprinkle in the sugar and beat well until slightly fluffy. Scrape the sides of the bowl well. Add the eggs one at a time beating well until blended. With the mixer on low, add the flour, vanilla and lemon zest and mix well. Fold in the blueberries.
Transfer the batter into the loaf pan and bake until the cake is golden brown, and a toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the center of the cake, about an hour.
Let the cake cool for about 15 minutes and then invert the pan on a cake rack and tap to release cake. Cool completely on a rack before serving.

Easy blueberry crunch


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Place blueberries in a 2 quart baking dish; spread out evenly.
Combine remaining ingredients and sprinkle over blueberries.
Bake for 45 minutes.

Finnish blueberry pie - mustikkapiirakka


Mix the crust ingredients by creaming the sugar and butter.
Mix in the egg then the flour with the cardamom and baking powder.
Butter the inside of the baking dish.
Roll out the dough, then spread it over the prepared dish.
Bake the crust for about 10 minutes.
Then remove the crust and spread the berries over the warm crust.
Mix the sour cream, egg, cardamom, vanilla, and sugar and pour over the berries.
Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
Remove and allow it to cool before serving. It is best served at room temperature.

Fresh blueberry pie


Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Combine flour, 1/2 cup sugar, cinnamon and blueberries. Mix well and put into pie shell. Drizzle top with lemon juice.
Combine 1/2 cup brown sugar and flour. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal. Spread topping over berries.
Bake for 30 minutes at 425 degrees, then cover with foil and continue baking for 20 minutes more.

Hot spiced blueberry sauce


Combine blueberries, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg in a saucepan.
Bring to boiling point. Boil 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Serve hot.
Delicious on ice cream or Blueberry Gingerbread.

Lemon-scented blueberry sauce


Combine all ingredients in a heavy medium saucepan. Stir over medium heat until cornstarch dissolves.
Boil until thickened, stirring occasionally, about 4 minutes. Cover and refrigerate until cold. ( can be made 3 days ahead; keep chilled.

Lime Whipped Cream with fresh fruit


Combine cream, prepared mascarpone, sugar, lime peel and juice in a medium bowl. Using electric mixer, beat to soft peaks.
(Can be made 4 hours ahead. )

Arrange in individual dishes and top with cut fruit

Maple apple and bluebery crisp


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Toss apples, blueberries, sugar, flour, lemon juice and cinnamon;
spread in 8-inch square baking dish.
Combine brown sugar, flour, rolled oats and cinnamon.
Pour in maple syrup and butter; toss until moistened.
Sprinkle over fruit.
Bake for 1 hour or until golden and fruit is fork tender.
Let cool on rack for 15 minutes.

Maple blueberry muffins


Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Grease a 12 cup muffin pan.
Streusel topping:
Stir together brown sugar, almonds, butter and cinnamon. Set aside. Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In separate bowl, whisk together egg, maple syrup, milk and butter; pour over dry ingredients. Evenly sprinkle with blueberries; stir just enough to moisten dry ingredients and distribute blueberries. Spoon into muffin cups, filling two-thirds full.
Sprinkle with streusel topping .
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until tops are firm to the touch. Let cool in pan on rack for 3 minutes.
Transfer to rack and let cool completely.
Adapted from Canadian Living Magazine.

Meringue pavlova


In the mixing bowl of an electric mixer, combine the egg whites with cream of tartar and lemon juice and beat at high speed until soft peaks form, about 1 minute.
Continue beating, and gradually add the sugar, vanilla and cornstarch. Beat until very stiff, about 2 minutes.
Spoon the meringue mixture into a pastry bag fitted with a star tube. Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper.
Pipe meringue onto the prepared baking sheet to form two 8-inch circles. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Place meringues in a 150 degree oven to dry, about 2 to 3 hours.
Store in a sealed container away from humidity. They keep for a week to 10 days.
Just before serving, beat the cream with the powdered sugar and 1 tsp vanilla until firm. Spread the whipped cream over the top of pavlova meringues and sprinkle cream with your choice of fruit. Sliced strawberries, blueberries, kiwi, raspberries, fresh pineapple, passionfruit or what you like. Do not add cream and fruit ahead of time as will make the meringue soggy.

Oats and berry crumb dessert


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Mix oatmeal, brown sugar and flour. Add butter and mix well. Spread mixture in 8 inch square pan, leaving 3/4 cup aside for topping.
Combine flour, salt, sugar, water, lemon juice and blueberries in saucepan and simmer for 5 minutes.
Pour over oat mixture and sprinkle with remaining mixture. Bake for 35 minutes.
Can be served with ice cream or whipped topping.

Oeufs a la neige


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In the mixing bowl of an electric mixer, combine the egg whites with cream of tartar and vinegar and beat at high speed until soft peaks form, about 1 minute. Continue beating, and gradually add the sugar, vanilla and cornstarch. Beat until very stiff, about 2 minutes.

Spoon the meringue in a large pastry bag fitted with a star tube. Pipe 3 inch high mounts on waxed paper. Pick with a wet spatula and drop in a baking pan containing the hot water. Place in the oven for 2 to 3 minutes. Lift each meringue and set aside on a baking sheet. Spoon 2 or more tablespoons of custard in shallow dessert plates. Top each plate with oeuf á la neige. Decorate with fruit. Serve.

Peach-blueberry custard danishes


Combine sugar with constarch and salt in a glass bowl. Whisk in milk until smooth. Microwave on high for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil and thickens. Stir at least once during cooking. Beat eggs lightly.
Stir some of the hot sauce into egg, then whisk warm egg back into custard. Microwave on medium for 20 to 40 seconds or until thickened. Whisk until smooth.
Whisk in vanilla and set aside.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Roll half the pastry on a lightly floured surface into a 12-x 8-inch rectangle. Cut pastry into six 4-inch rectangles. Transfer to rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Repeat with remaining pastry. Slice peaches thinly. Toss gently with blueberries, lemon juice and sugar.
Spoon fruit mixture into centre of pastry rectangles. Top fruit with about 2 teaspoons of custard and a small pinch of nutmeg. Bake for 20 minutes, rotating pan after 10 minutes. Pastry should be puffed and golden.
Cool slightly on racks. Serve danishes with remaining custard on the side.
Adapted from Homemakers Magazine Summer 2002

Refrigerator blueberry muffins


Night before:
Sift flour, baking powder and salt. Beat butter, sugar and vanilla at high speed until light and fluffy, scraping the sides occasionally. Beat for 4 minutes. On low speed beat in flour mixture in fourths, alternating with milk in thirds (begin and end with flour). Beat until smooth. Gently fold in blueberries just to combine. Fill each muffin cup 2/3 full.
Refrigerate overnight.
Next day:
Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Remove to wire rack. Let cool or serve warm.

Strawberry-blueberry jam


Wash and crush strawberries and blueberries. Place berries, sugar, corn syrup and lemon juice in a large saucepan and bring to a full rolling boil over high heat. Stir constantly.
Reduce heat and stir frequently.
Simmer for about 15 minutes. Remove from heat and skim. Pour into hot 1/2 pint jars. Seal and process in boiling water bath for 5 minutes.

Triple blueberry and strawberry pie


Roll the dough into a round 1/8 inch thick on a floured surface, drape it over a rolling pin, and fit it into a 9-inch pie pan. Press the dough firmly into the pan and cut off any excess with the floured rolling pin. Save remaining dough for strips on top.
Preheat oven at 350 degrees.
Stem strawberries and cut in half. Toss berries, 3/4 cup sugar and quick cooking tapioca in large bowl.
Let stand 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Mound filling in crust.
Place dough strips atop pie, forming lattice; trim excess.
Gently press edges to crust. Brush with egg glaze.
Top with 1 tablespoon sugar. Bake until crust is golden and filling bubbles at edges, about 40 minutes.

Waffles with blueberries


Preheat waffle iron while making the batter.

In a medium bowl whisk together the flours, soda, baking powder, salt, and sugar.
In another bowl beat together eggs and melted butter, and then add the buttermilk. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir until combined. Fold in blueberries. Allow to rest for 5 minutes.

Spray the top and bottom surfaces of the waffle iron with cooking spray. Ladle the waffle batter onto the iron. Close iron top and cook until the waffle is golden on both sides and is easily removed from iron, approximately 5 to 6 minutes.

Serve immediately or keep them warm in a 200 degree oven until ready to serve. Top with pure maple syrup.

Warm blueberry and mango compote


Peel half the mango and cut ½ inch-thick lengthwise slices down to the pit. Cut crosswise to release the slices. Repeat the process with the other half, then cut the mango slices into ½-inch dice.
In a small non reactive pan, combine the mango, blueberries, sugar, lemon juice, candied ginger, and lemon zest with 1/4 cup of water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Lower the heat and simmer until the fruit is softened and the liquid thickened, about 15 minutes. Let cool slightly.
(The compote can be prepared up to 3 days ahead; cover and refrigerate. Rewarm before serving)

Wild blueberry flan


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Beat butter and sugar until blended. Beat in egg and almond extract. In separate bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt; pour over batter and stir until blended. Pat over bottom and 2 inches up side of greased 10-inch springform pan. Set aside.
Toss together blueberries, liqueur and lemon rind; scrape over crust. Whisk together sour cream, egg yolks, sugar and almond extract; scrape evenly over blueberries. Bake for 1 1/4 hours or until crust is golden and crisp. Let cool in pan on rack. Refrigerate for 4 hours or until chilled. Remove side of pan.
Cut into wedges to serve. For an added touch, pipe whipped cream over tart and decorate with thin candied orange strips and almond slivers

Wild blueberry preserves


Pour half of the blueberries into large Dutch oven; gently mash to just break up. Stir in sugar and remaining blueberries. Heat over low heat, stirring often, until sugar dissolves. Increase heat to high and bring to full rolling boil and boil for 1 minute. Stir in fruit pectin, lemon rind and juice; return to boil.
Pour into hot sterilized 1-cup jars, leaving ½-inch headspace. Cover with prepared lids; screw on bands fingertip tight. Boil in boiling water bath canner for 10 minutes, timing from when water returns to boil. Let cool on rack. Check seals.
(refrigerate any jars with lids that have not snapped downward to use within 3 weeks). Wipe jars; store in cool dark, dry place for up to 1 year.

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All-purpose wheat flour 120 g 90 g 80 g 60 g 40 g 30 g 15 g
All-purpose sifted wheat flour 110 g 80 g 70 g 55 g 35 g 27 g 13 g
White sugar 200 g 150 g 130 g 100 g 65 g 50 g 25 g
Powdered sugar/Icing sugar 100 g 75 g 70 g 50 g 35 g 25 g 13 g
Brown sugar normally packed 180 g 135 g 120 g 90 g 60 g 45 g 23 g
Corn flour 160 g 120 g 100 g 80 g 50 g 40 g 20 g
Cornstarch 120 g 90 g 80 g 60 g 40 g 30 g 15 g
Rice (not-cooked) 190 g 140 g 125 g 95 g 65 g 48 g 24 g
Macaroni (uncooked) 140 g 100 g 90 g 70 g 45 g 35 g 17 g
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Quick oatmeal (uncooked) 90 g 65 g 60 g 45 g 30 g 22 g 11 g
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Shortening 190 g 140 g 125 g 95 g 65 g 48 g 24 g
Fruits and légumes chopped 150 g 110 g 100 g 75 g 50 g 40 g 20 g
chopped walnuts 150 g 110 g 100 g 75 g 50 g 40 g 20 g
Nuts /ground almonds 120 g 90 g 80 g 60 g 40 g 30 g 15 g
Fresh bread crumbs (not packed) 60 g 45 g 40 g 30 g 20 g 15 g 8 g
Dry bread crumbs 150 g 110 g 100 g 75 g 50 g 40 g 20 g
Parmesan grated 90 g 65 g 60 g 45 g 30 g 22 g 11 g
Chocolate chips 150 g 110 g 100 g 75 g 50 g 38 g  19 g