Blackberry & Apple Hand Pies
In his book Ripe: A Cook in the Orchard, Nigel Slater speaks about the friendship between blackberries and apples as both obvious but also sublime. This recipe combines these flavors with puff pastry for a delicious, single-serving treat.
This blackberry and apple hand pie recipe does take a little time, but much of it is hands-off with the dough needing time to set in the refrigerator and the baking time. I made these the morning before we had friends over for an afternoon BBQ and they were done in plenty of time. I think it's nice to think about how you'll serve these as well - obviously they could be piled up on a plate but displaying them in a basket is pretty cute as well. They'd also look really lovely with a dusting of powdered sugar.
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 medium Honeycrisp apples, cored and diced
- 1 1/2 cups blackberries
- 1/4 cup & 2 tablespoons cane sugar
- 1 sheet puff pastry, preferably Dufour
- 1 egg, whisked
This recipe was adapted from this one at Bon Appetit.