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Blueberry Almond Crostata

This berry-filled crostata not only tastes like summer, but with its free form, it’s got that great casual vibe, too. Topped with crunchy almonds and sparkling sugar, this dessert hits all the right notes.

Blueberry Almond Crostata

A combination between tart and pie; this peach blueberry almond crostata provides a homey, rustic feel using summer's best fruit.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Cooling20 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: ALMOND, Blueberries, Blueberry Almond Crostata, Crostata, Mother’s Day, Pie, summer desserts, Sweet Treats, Sweets & Desserts
Servings: 8
Calories: 182kcal

Equipment

  • Measuring Cups/Spoons 
  • Half-Sheet Pan
  • Glass Nesting Bowls
  • Beechwood Pastry Brush Set

Ingredients

TOSS

  • 1 cup Fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup Fresh Raspberries
  • ¼ cup Granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp. Cornstarch
  • 2 tsp. Pure almond extract

SET

  • 1 Purchased refrigerated pie crust (such as Pillsbury)
  • 1 tbsp. Unsalted butter, diced

BRUSH

  • 1 tbsp. Unsalted butter, melted 
  • 1 tbsp. Sliced almonds 
  • 1 tsp. Sparkling sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450°. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Toss together blueberries, raspberries, granulated sugar, cornstarch, and almond extract for the filling.
  • Set pie crust on prepared baking sheet. Spoon filling into center of crust, leaving a 2-inch border. Dot filling with diced butter. Fold edges of dough over filling, leaving center exposed, and press any loose edges down.
  • Brush melted butter over crust; sprinkle with almonds and sparkling sugar.
  • Bake crostata until golden brown, 20 minutes. Cool crostata until filling is set, at least 10 minutes.

Notes

Per serving, Calories: 182

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container


  • Amount Per ServingCalories182
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 10g 16%
    • Saturated Fat 5g 25%
  • Cholesterol 11mg 4%
  • Sodium 141mg 6%
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
    • Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
  • Protein 1g 2%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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    Written by Lisa Yarde

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