Charming Mini Fruit Pies
There’s something undeniably delightful about mini fruit pies. They’re not just delicious but also adorable, making them the perfect addition to any dessert spread. Whether you’re hosting a party or simply craving a sweet treat, these Charming Mini Fruit Pies are sure to captivate your taste buds.
- 1 package of pre-made pie crusts
- 2 cups of mixed berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries)
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
- 1 egg (for egg wash)
- 1 tablespoon water (for egg wash)
- Powdered sugar for dusting
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a mixing bowl, combine the mixed berries, granulated sugar, cornstarch, and lemon zest. Toss them gently until well coated.
- Roll out the pre-made pie crusts and use a round cookie cutter to cut out small circles.
- Place a spoonful of the berry mixture onto half of the pie crust circles.
- Top each filled circle with another pie crust circle and use a fork to seal the edges.
- Beat the egg with water to create an egg wash, and brush it over the tops of the mini pies.
- Using a sharp knife, make a small slit on the top of each pie to allow steam to escape.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 18-20 minutes or until the pies are golden brown.
- Remove from the oven and let them cool slightly.
- Dust with powdered sugar before serving.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Yields: 12 mini pies
These Charming Mini Fruit Pies are a delightful way to enjoy the flavors of fresh berries. The flaky crust combined with the sweet and tangy berry filling is a match made in heaven. Serve them warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for an extra special treat.
Nutritional information (per serving): Calories: 180, Fat: 8g, Carbohydrates: 24g, Protein: 2g
After making these Charming Mini Fruit Pies, you’ll find that they not only taste incredible but also make for an Instagram-worthy dessert. Share them with friends and family, and watch as these little pies steal the spotlight at your next gathering. Their charming appearance and burst of fruity flavors are bound to make them a favorite among all ages.