Blackberry puff pastry pie

08 OCTOBER 2014
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Makes: 9

Ingredients:
½ block of Puff Pastry

Filling

85g cream cheese
1 tbsp icing sugar
40g white chocolate finely chopped
200g blackberries
1 egg, for egg wash
3 tsp granulated sugar

Oven Temp: 210c (fan)/230c/Gas Mark 8

Freezing: Suitable for home freezing.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Bake Time: 12-15 minutes

Method:

1. Roll out half a block of puff pastry on a lightly floured surface to approx. the thickness of a pound coin. Using a 3” cutter, cut out 18 circles.

2. Combine the cream cheese, icing sugar and white chocolate, mixing well.

3. To half of the circles add a teaspoonful of cream cheese mixture in the centre and top with 3 blackberries.

4. Cut 3 small slits in the remaining pastry circles.

5. Brush around the filling on the base circle with egg wash and lay the tops in place. Gently ease the edges of the pastry circles together over the filling and press well at the edges.

6. Place onto a lined baking tray, brush the tops with egg wash and scatter over the granulated sugar

7. Bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes until golden.

8. Serve warm or cold.

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