Orchard Gold Mixed Berries

By: Ffowcs Williams  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Sugar, Mixed Berries

   
NUTRITION INFORMATIONAverage Quantity per 100g
 Energy

 198kJ

 Protein

 1.1g

 Fat, total

 0.4g

      - saturated

 0.0g

 Carbohydrate

 7.8g

      - sugars

 7.6g

 Sodium

 1.3mg

Country of Origin: 

April 2011: 
NZ: Boysenberries
Chile:  Blackberries, Raspberries, Blueberries

 

Featured recipe from Ralph Schmidt, Head of School of Baking and Patisserie, MIT, Auckland .

MIXED BERRY SHORTCAKE

Shortcake Dough

250g caster sugar                 250g butter                   Pinch of salt

2 eggs                                    500g plain flour

Filling

500g apple, cores removed, peeled and diced

500 g Orchard Gold Mixed Berries

150 g sugar                            2 lemons - grated zest and juice

100 g cornflour                     

Mix diced apple and Mixed Berries together. Mix dry ingredients, then add to fruit and mix till combined.

Preheat the oven to 200°C.  Spray and line a 20 x 20 cm tin with baking paper. 

Cream butter and sugar, then add eggs one at a time.  Mix well, the fold in flour and salt.

On a floured board, roll out half the dough until it is 5 mm thick and place in the tin.  Fill with the fruit filling, then roll out other half of dough and lay on top.

Brush with milk and sprinkle with caster sugar.

Bake at 200degC for 30 minutes or until golden brown.

Let cool down before cutting and serve with custard sauce, ice cream or whipped cream.

Keywords: Mixed Berries, Sugar

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