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Snowberry Crostata

Overview

How to make Snowberry Crostata from Skyrim | CookFiction.com

Name: Snowberry Crostata

Inspired by: Skyrim

Secret Ingredient: Raspberry sauce

"Resist 4% of fire damage for 60 seconds." - Description of the Snowberry Crostata item

Chef's Note

Snowberries are toxic in real life, but a blueberry crostata with decadent raspberry sauce is a delicious (and non-poisonous!) substitute.

Recipe

Making the Crostata Dough


You will need:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/8 cup sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons cold water

Instructions:

  1. Cream butter and sugar.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix flour and salt.
  3. Gradually add this mixture to the butter and sugar.
  4. Add water until the entire mixture becomes doughy. Do not overhandle.
  5. Refrigerate for 1 hour.

Making the Raspberry Sauce


You will need:

  • 1 cup cold water
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 pint raspberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup orange juice

Instructions:

  1. Combine cornstarch and water in a medium bowl.
  2. Mix until uniform and set aside.
  3. Next, in a large saucepan, mix raspberries, sugar, and orange juice.
  4. Add the cornstarch mixture and heat to a boil.
  5. While stirring, simmer until thickened (about 5 minutes).
  6. Strain mixture through a sieve or use a blender to create a smooth raspberry sauce (optional).
  7. Store in the refrigerator until needed.

Making the Blueberry Filling


You will need:

  • 1 pint blueberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

Instructions:

  1. In a large bowl, mix cornstarch and juices until smooth.
  2. Mix in blueberries and sugar.

Completing the Snowberry Crostata


You will need:

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon cold water
  • Crostata Dough
  • Blueberry Filling
  • Raspberry Sauce

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Whisk the egg together with the water in a small bowl to make an egg wash.
  3. Using a rolling pin, flatten the crostata dough into a big circle and place in a prepared baking dish.
  4. Pour the blueberry filling in the center, leaving a 2-inch border.
  5. Fold the uncovered border of dough up over the filling.
  6. Apply the egg wash to the dough.
  7. Bake until golden brown (about 30 minutes).
  8. Warm the raspberry sauce in the microwave if necessary before drizzling over the crostata.

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