Blueberry and Lemon Curd Slice
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Blueberry and Lemon Curd Slice

Frozen blueberries can be substituted with fresh, or simply double the amount of lemon curd.
Servings: 8 -12

Ingredients

For the Blueberry and Lemon Curd Slice:

  • 100 g butter
  • 1/4 cup unrefined sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup Greek-style yoghurt
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups plain unbleached flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 cup lemon curd
  • 3/4 cup blueberries
  • To serve:
  • 2 tbsp golden icing sugar

Instructions

To make the Blueberry and Lemon Curd Slice:

  • Chop butter with a knife, add sugar and work together with with fingers (wear latex gloves if you like) until the sugar is mixed into the butter.
  • Add the egg, yoghurt and vanilla essence then continue to mix until the mixture becomes smooth.
  • Add half the flour and baking baking powder and mix to combine.
  • Add the rest of the flour and bring the whole dough together into a ball with your hands.
  • Roll out 3/4 of the dough in between 2 sheets of baking paper to about 5mm (1/4 inch) thick.
  • Place pastry in the paper-lined tray and spread to the edges.
  • Prick the base of the pastry around with a fork, spread lemon curd evenly over the pastry and sprinkle with blueberries.
  • Dot the slice with chunks of leftover pastry.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until the pastry is nice and golden brown. Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack.

To serve:

  • Cut into squares and dust with icing sugar before serving.

Notes

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