Delicious, EASY, Easter Dessert....Blueberry Crostata from Cooking and Entertaining with Ease. Your family will love it!
This is just one of the many quick, easy recipes from my cookbook, Cooking and Entertaining with Ease. I love blueberries, so this is perfect for those who also love blueberries. AND it's perfect for those who prefer other fruits because the blueberries can be swapped out for any other fruit! Apples, peaches, blackberries....anything. Recipe stays exactly the same. Just eliminate the blueberries and add your favorite fruit. Cooking and Entertaining with Ease is available for purchase at www.puttingontheritts.com. A book full of easy, delicious, beautiful recipes for every occasion.
1 3/4 cup all purpose flour
1 cup cold butter, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
1 TB sugar
1/3 cup cold water
3 cups bluberries
1/2 cup sugar
1 TB cornstarch
Zest & juice of one lemon
1 egg, beaten
2 TB sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Put a sheet of parchment paper on a cookie sheet and set aside. Place flour, butter & sugar in a food processor and pulse just to combine. Slowly add water while continuing to pulse. Dough will for a ball. Remove from processor, wrap in plastic & refrigerate for at least 1/2 hour & up to 4 days.
Combine sugar, cornstarch, lemon & lemon zest in a bowl. Mix & pour over blueberries. Toss to combine.
When dough is chilled, sprinkle four on a clean surface. Place dough on floured surface & let rest for 30/40 minutes. Roll dough into a 13 to 14 inch round. Transfer to parchment covered sheet.
Spoon blueberry filling onto dough leaving 2 inches over dough uncovered. Fold dough over blueberries, pleating to form a flat cover leaving the center blueberries exposed.
Brush dough with beaten egg and sprinkle with 2 TBS sugar. Bake on center rack for 45 to 50 minutes until crust is golden brown. Let cool & serve alone or with vanilla bean ice cream. Enjoy and HAPPY EASTER!
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