Blackberry Special

blackberry special

Blackberry special

5 from 1 vote
I am trying to make a blackberry pie with the best possible ingredients, but I am not sure if I can get enough of it.
Servings: 6
Calories: 647


  • 6 oz Plain flour
  • 2 Egg yolks
  • 3 oz Caster sugar
  • 3 oz Butter
  • 1/4 tsp Salt Filling
  • 1 lb Blackberries
  • 2 oz Chopped mixed peel
  • 3 Egg whites
  • 6 oz Caster sugar
  • 6 oz Ground almonds
  • 1 tsp Grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 2 oz Flaked almonds


  • Sift flour into a mixing bowl. Add egg yolks, sugar, small flakes of butter and salt. Mix to a pliable dough. Chill for 2 hours.
  • Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) Gas 5.
  • Roll out dough and use to line 9 inch (23 cm) flan ring on a baking tray. Bake blind for 15 minutes.
  • Remove flan case from oven and reduce heat to 300°F (150°C) Gas 2. Remove foil and beans. Add blackberries to flan and sprinkle with peel.
  • Whisk egg whites until very stiff. Fold in sugar followed by ground almonds, lemon rind and cinnamon. Put 3 tbsp of the mixture in a piping bag fitted with a large rose nozzle. Spread the remainder over blackberries. Sprinkle edges of flan with flaked almonds and decorate the top with swirls of piped egg white mixture.
  • Bake for 1 hour 10 minutes. Remove from oven and cut flan into wedges before it cools. When cold, remove flan ring and serve.


Freezing Not suitable
Calories: 647 kcal
Carbohydrates: 81 g
Protein: 15 g
Fat: 32g
Saturated Fat: 9 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 96 mg
Sodium: 228 mg
Potassium: 265 mg
Fiber: 9 g
Sugar: 48 g
Vitamin A: 608 IU
Vitamin C: 19 mg
Calcium: 128 mg
Iron: 3 mg
Dishes Desserts
Ingredients Blackberry, Fruits
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