Orchard Gold Frozen Blueberries are nature's brain food

By: Ffowcs Williams  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Eggs, Sugar, Blueberries


 2 eggs  1½ cups milk  1 cup sugar
 125g melted butter  3 cups plain flour  4 tsps baking powder
 2 cups Orchard Gold blueberries   

Preheat oven to 200degC. Beat eggs, milk, sugar and melted butter together in a bowl. Sift the flour and baking powder into egg mixture. Add blueberries and lightly mix to just combine. Grease or spray muffin tins, and spoon in the muffin mixture, filling to about three-quarters full. Bake for 15-18 minutes.


 2 cups plain flour  ½ cup sugar  ½ teaspoon salt
 2 eggs  2 cups milk  50g melted butter
 2 cups Orchard Gold blueberries  

Sift flour, sugar and salt into a bowl. Add eggs, melted butter and milk and beat well. Put aside in the fridge for 15 minutes, then stir again. Place tablespoons on the mixture onto a hot greased frying pan or griddle, and scatter a few blueberries over the hotcakes. When bubbles appear, turn the hotcakes over and cook for a couple of minutes more. Serve with Blueberry Jam and whipped cream.


 2 sheets pre-rolled sweet short pastry  3 tablespoons flour
 ¼ tsp nutmeg  ¼ tsp cinnamon
 ½ cup sugar  4 cups Orchard Gold blueberries

Preheat oven to 200degC. Line a deep pie dish with one sheet of pastry. Combine blueberries with flour, spice and sugar mixture. Tip into pie dish then cover with second sheet of pastry. Trim edges and mark lattice on top if desired. Bake at 200degC for 40 minutes or until the fruit is cooked. May need to reduce oven temperature after 10 minutes.

(an American dessert with blueberries sprinkled over a batter, a topping added, then baked.)


 1½ cups plain flour  ½ cup sugar  1 tblsp baking powder
  ½ tsp salt  1 egg   1 cup milk
 3 tablespoon oil  1 tblsp lemon juice  2 cups blueberries


 1/3 cup rolled oats 1/3 cup plain flour 1/3 cup raw sugar
  1 tablespoon oil  ¼ teaspoon cinnamon  1 tblsp fruit juice

Preheat oven to 160degC. Oil or spray an ovenproof dish. Stir together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. In another bowl whisk together egg, milk, and oil. Add the egg mixture to the dry ingredients and stir until just blended. Spread the batter evenly into the dish. Scatter the blueberries over the batter, squeeze the lemon juice over, then sprinkle with the topping (see below).

Bake 40-45 minutes, or until the top feels firm when lightly pressed in the centre. Serve warm or at room temperature.


: Mix together rolled oats, flour, sugar, oil, fruit juice and cinnamon.

Keywords: Baking Powder, Blueberries, Eggs, Sugar

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