Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Lemon-Blueberry Mini Pies

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-1 and 1/2 cup blueberries (I used frozen)
-1/2 cup sugar
-1 lemon
-2 cups all purpose flour
-3/4 cup vegan margarine
-dash of salt

Preheat oven to 350°

Take your lemon and cut off all of the peel leaving nothing but the insides and remove the seeds. In a food processor, combine 1/2 cup of the blueberries, the sugar and the lemon. Combine until blueberries and lemon have broken down and a sugary sauce has formed. Empty contents into a small sauce pot and add the other 1 cup of whole blueberries. Cook until the sugar is condensed and the sauce slightly thickens. Don't let it thicken too much. 7-10 minutes on medium heat should do it. Turn the fire off and let the sauce sit until you're ready to use it.

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While that cooks down prepare your crust. Combine flour, margarine and salt and mix well. I used an electric hand mixture on the lowest setting and mixed until all of the flour and margarine has combined forming tiny dough balls (HAHAHA!!!) I used 3 mini non-stick cake pans. Layer each mini pan with a not too thick layer of crust along the bottom and about halfway up the sides forming a bowl. Pour your sauce in your pan and top it with crumbles of the crust. Sprinkle a little sugar on top of each pie.

Bake for 20-25 minutes and enjoy!

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8 comments:

Mary said...

Oh wow, those look terrific! I've got lots of frozen blueberries--maybe I'll try these!

Virginia said...

i love how this recipe is so simple!!! i have everything on hand!

Mihl said...

Your pictures are killing me! That gorgeous cake is right in front of my nose now.

I ♥ puggies said...

OMG! You rock the pastries!

LeAnne said...

Thanks you guys! I think I'm going to make different types of these for my next vegan get together at my house. Thinking a orange/pineapple combo, peach/mango combo and strawberry/lemon. those combos all sound good to me.

D*Rock said...

why arent these in my belly.

LeAnne said...

I would love to make these again but it is getting too warm outside. If I get the chance, I will make one for you D!

landrygfx said...

hot? hot you say? doesn't that call for a nice ice box cake? ... mmmm