Blackberry Pie served in a teacup
with a tiny scoop of ice cream on top the pie crust


I created this dessert as a finale to a very special dinner party. Serve this delicious pie in a tea cup for a special presentation and add a tiny scoop of ice cream on top, 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

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


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


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 Wine recommendation: Pinot Gris; Chardonnay

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