Blueberry Turnovers

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Filling: cream cheese, egg yolk, vanilla, lemon zest, sugar.BlueberryTurnover1

Combine the ingredients for the cream cheese filling and mix together in a bowl. Set aside.BlueberryTurnover2

Blueberry Mixture: blueberries, sugar, lemon juice, cornstarch.BlueberryTurnover3

In a small bowl, toss the ingredients for blueberry mixture. Set aside.BlueberryTurnover4

Flour the board and roll the pastry out into 10×10 inches. Divide and cut it into 4 equal squares.BlueberryTurnover5BlueberryTurnover6BlueberryTurnover7

Take a tbsp of cream cheese mixture and tbsp of blueberries mixture and put them on the center of each square.BlueberryTurnover8BlueberryTurnover9

Brush the edges of the pastry with beaten egg whites.BlueberryTurnover10

Fold each square and seal the edges.BlueberryTurnover11

Transfer to baking sheet lined with parchment paper.BlueberryTurnover12

Make a small hole on top and brush with egg wash. Then bake in the oven at 350F for 25 minutes.BlueberryTurnover13

Sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar and serve.BlueberryTurnovers2

Blueberry Turnovers
 
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Serves: 4 turnovers
Ingredients
  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed in the fridge
  • 4 tbsp cream cheese
  • 1 egg, yolk and white separated
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • ½ tsp lemon zest
  • ¼ cup + 2 tbsp sugar
  • ¼ cup blueberries
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 375F.
  2. In a bowl, mix together cream cheese, egg yolk, vanilla, lemon zest, and ¼ cup sugar. Set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, toss the blueberries with 2 tbsp sugar, cornstarch and lemon juice. Set aside.
  4. Flour the board and roll the pastry out into 10x10 inches. Divide and cut it into 4 equal squares.
  5. Take a tbsp of cream cheese mixture and a tbsp of blueberries mixture and put them on the center of each square.
  6. Brush the edges of the pastry with beaten egg whites. Fold each square and seal the edges.
  7. Transfer to baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Make a small hole on top and brush with egg wash.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes.
  9. Sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar and serve.
Notes
Adapted from laurainthekitchen

 

 

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