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Blackberry Bars

20160807_225640One of my favorite little activity for summer is to pick blackberries and then include it in baking.

Here is a recipe I recently tried. Its really tasty and easy to make. Try and enjoy.

Found it on pinterest.

Ingredients

For the filling

Blackberries – 4 to 5 cups

Cornstarch – 1 tbsp

Sugar – 3/4 cups

Lemon Juice – 1 tbsp

For the crust

All Purpose Flour – 3 cups

Sugar – 3/4 cups

Eggs – 3

Butter(cold) – 3/4 cup(cubed into small pieces)

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Prepare a 9 x 13 inch baking pan.

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  • Mix the flour, sugar in a bowl. Using a pastry blender, cut in the butter into the mixture really well.

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  • Stir in beaten eggs into the mixture with a fork.

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  • Press down half of this mixture into the baking pan so that it forms the bottom part of the crust. (Sorry, missed taking a picture)
  • Mix the blackberries, cornstarch, sugar and lemon juice in a bowl.

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  • Now add the blackberry mixture on top of the crust.

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  • Sprinkle the rest of the dough mixture on top of the blackberry mixture.

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  • Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or till lightly golden brown in color.

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  • Cut into squares and enjoy.

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