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Desserts using soft fruit
Tue 23-Jun-15
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Sooliz
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Oh, and if you come visit during blackcurrant season, you're welcome to have some.  Or a jar of the ones bottled in booze....I'm sure there'll be several made, there are masses and masses of currants still to pick.  I'll label a jar specially for you!  big_hug

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Sorry for the delay Sue - the intention is to leave them till Christmas, but they don't make it that far .... last year we were sampling them in August on our return here! whistle

When it is so warm - 30 deg yesterday - the fruit doesn't last long, so I made a fruit tart.

I used Jamie Oliver's sweet pastry - delicious - 250g pl flour;1 tblspn baking pwdr; 125g butter; 50g icing sugar; 1 tspn vanilla extract; 1 large egg, and some milk to mix if needed. (Food processor - done in a twinkling! Left in fridge for half an hour before rolling). Par-baked for 10 mins covered, and 10 mins uncovered till lightly browned.

Fruit - several peaches, skinned & sliced, arranged around the pie, then topped with raspberries plus a little sugar, and the leftover pastry made into a round, and centred on top.

Bro is picking more raspberries today ... they seem never-ending! laugh

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