Blackberry Pie served in a teacup
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I created this to end a very special dinner party. Serve with a tiny scoop of ice cream, it is so easy to make. See more of my easy Gourmet ideas Dessert Recipes with pictures for Dinner Parties

Blackberry Pie served in a teacup
recipe presentation idea and photograph created by Peggy Bucholz www.finedinings.com


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Prep Time: 15 min   Cook Time: 06 min   Servings: 2

Ingredients:

1 package frozen pie crust dough, thawed
   sugar for crust
1 cup blackberries, fresh, or frozen and thawed
1 tablespoon sugar or to taste
3 teaspoons cornstarch
3 teaspoons Blackberry Brandy
a dash of cinnamon
a dash of freshly grated nutmeg
Vanilla ice cream
Mint sprigs for garnish

Instruction:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Smooth out dough with a rolling pin; invert teacup over dough. With a sharp knife cut two rounds slightly smaller than the cup rim; prick dough with a fork, sprinkle with sugar; place on lightly sprayed baking sheet. Bake for 4 to 6 minutes or until lightly brown.

In a small saucepan bring blackberries and 1 tablespoon sugar to boil. Mix cornstarch with brandy; add to blackberry mixture stirring until thickened. Remove from heat; add cinnamon and nutmeg.

Spoon blackberries into teacup, put a baked pastry crust on top the berries. Form ice cream balls with a melon baller, place on top the crust. Garnish with mint sprigs and serve.

Wine recommendation: Pinot Gris; Chardonnay


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