Blackberry Bars

These blackberry bars are made with fresh blackberries - a delicious dessert paired with a hot mug of coffee on a summer evening.

These blackberry bars are made with fresh blackberries – a delicious dessert paired with a hot mug of coffee on a summer evening.

Blackberry Bars

Yields: approx. 9 bars
Ingredients:

1.5 cups a/p flour
¼ cup granulated sugar
¼ cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 tsp baking powder
Pinch salt
1 large egg, room temperature
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 stick butter, cold and cut into cubes
3 cups frozen blackberries, thawed
½ tbsp cornstarch
¼ cup granulated sugar
1 tbsp lemon juice

 

 

Directions:
 

Line pan with parchment paper and set aside.

 

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

 

In a bowl, mix together flour, both sugars, baking powder and salt.

 

Mix egg into dry ingredients.

 

 

 

Add cold butter cubes into flour mixture and mix using a pastry cutter. Continue until all ingredients form together when pressed.

 

 

Take ¾ of the flour mixture and press it evenly onto the lined baking pan. This will serve as the bars’ base.

 

 

In a small bowl, mix together blackberries, cornstarch, sugar and lemon juice.

 

Pour blackberry mixture evenly on top of bar base.

 

Sprinkle with the remaining flour mixture.

 

Bake for approx. 35 minutes and cool slightly before cutting into 9 squares.

 

Serve and enjoy!

 

These blackberry bars are made with fresh blackberries - a delicious dessert paired with a hot mug of coffee on a summer evening.

These blackberry bars are made with fresh blackberries - a delicious dessert paired with a hot mug of coffee on a summer evening.

 

 

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