More Best Berry Recipes

  • Downhome Magazine
  • Posted: Sep 25, 2009 5:00 PM
In the October issue of Downhome, we reveal the tasty results of this year's Best Berry Recipes contest. We received so many scrumptious recipes, we decided to provide extras, that couldn't fit in the magazine, right here.

And, we just launched our next Best Berry Recipes contest. Click here to add your favoruite recipe.

Blueberry Pancakes
1 1/2 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tbsp sugar
1 egg
1/8 tsp salt
2 tbsp canola oil
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/4 cups milk
3/4 cup blueberries

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Stir well to blend. Combine milk, egg, oil and vanilla in small bowl. Mix well. Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients. Beat until smooth; add 3/4 cup blueberries. For each pancake, pour 1/4 cup of batter into preheated lightly greased skillet. When puffy and bubbly, turn and continue cooking other side. Serve hot with favourite topping.
Submitted by Judith Knee of Coleys Point South, NL

Blueberry Cheesecake Bars
1/2 cup butter, melted
2 cups graham crumbs
2 (250 g) pkgs cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup sugar
2 large eggs
1 tsp vanilla
250 g jar blueberry jam
1 cup blueberries

Mix together crumbs and butter, press firmly into baking dish. Spread with jam and sprinkle with berries. Beat cream cheese until smooth; add sugar, eggs and vanilla, beating until well blended. Spread over berry mixture. Bake for 30 min. at 350 degrees or until slightly "puffed" and light brown. Let cool. (You may use any combination of jam and berries. Add 1/4 cup more sugar for partridgeberries.)
Submitted by Kim Warford of King's Point, Newfoundland

Strawberry Squares
1/2 cup graham wafer crumbs
3 tbsp sugar
1/3 cup melted butter
1 egg white
Cream Cheese Filling:
1 pkg 250 g cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
Dash salt
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups prepared dessert topping (Cool Whip)
Strawberry Filling:
2 cups strawberries
1/4 cup sugar
3 tbsp cornstarch
1/3 cup coconut

Bottom: Combine crumbs, sugar, butter and egg white. Bake 325 degrees for 12 min. Let cool. To make cream cheese filling mix ingredients together and spread on graham wafer mixture. To make strawberry filling mix strawberries, sugar and cornstarch together. Bring to a boil for one min. Let cool. Spread on cream cheese filling. Sprinkle coconut on top of strawberry filling.
Submitted by Blanche Biggin of Daniel's Harbour, NL

Partridgeberry Squares
1 1/2 cups flour, all purpose
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 cups rolled oats
1 cup water
4 cups partridgeberries
2 cups sugar

Base: Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. With your hands, rub the butter through the dry ingredients (above) until crumbly. Add sugar and oats; mix well. Spread 1/2 of the mixture into a greased 9 inch square pan. Press the mixture until smooth and firm. Filling: Place the partridgeberries in a saucepan. Add the water; boil 5-10 min. until thickened. Add sugar and stir until sugar is dissolved. Cook for another 5 min. until thick. Remove from heat. Let cool. Spread the cool partridgeberry filling over the base. Spread the remaining dry mixture over the top of the filling. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 min. until golden brown.
Submitted by Judy Holloway of Glovertown, Bonavista Bay, NL

Partridgeberry Muffins
1 cup rolled oats
1 cup flour
1/2 tsp soda
1 cup brown sugar
4 tbsp melted butter or margarine
1 cup sour milk (add 1 tsp vinegar to the milk)
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 large egg, beaten
1 cup partridgeberries

Place the rolled oats in a bowl; pour half the milk over the rolled oats. Let soak about 10 min. Add flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add beaten egg and melted butter. Stir until blended. Fold in the partridgeberries. Bake in greased muffin pans at 400 degrees for 20 min.
Submitted by Anne Marie Melanson of Glovertown, Bonavista Bay, NL

Lousia Decker

4 tsps baking powder

Ronald G Yetman

Our October issue arrived today. My wife started on the recipe for blueberry muffins only to find out that through an apparent copy error,the quantity for baking powder was illegible.