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Blackberry and apple mini pies

  • Easy

Make these fruity mini pies using freshly foraged blackberries

Filo pastry pie
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Ingredients

  • Blackberries 2-3 cups
  • Apples 2
  • Honey and/or berry jam
  • brown sugar
  • Filo pastry One sheet
  • Custard or double cream To serve

Method

  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 150oC.

  • Step 2

    Cut the apples into small cubes and cook them in a small pan with a little water until soft. Add the blackberries to the apples and sweeten with three or four tablespoons of berry jam or honey, then sieve the mixture.

  • Step 3

    Cut your sheet of chilled filo pastry into six squares. Add a spoonful of the berry mixture into the centre of each square and fold the corners of the pastry into the centre to form a pie shape.

  • Step 4

    When you’ve folded up six little parcels, sprinkle them with brown sugar, space them out evenly on a buttered baking sheet and pop them in the oven for half an hour, or until golden.

  • Step 5

    Serve hot with custard or cream.

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