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Recipe for Blueberry Delight by Dawn’s Recipes

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Recipe for Blueberry Delight by Dawn's Recipes

We’ve outlined all the ingredients and directions for you to make the perfect Blueberry Delight. This dish qualifies as a Intermediate level recipe. It should take you about 2 hr 50 min to make this recipe. The Blueberry Delight recipe should make enough food for 20 to 24 servings.

You can add your own personal twist to this Blueberry Delight recipe, depending on your culture or family tradition. Don’t be scared to add other ingredients once you’ve gotten comfortable with the recipe! Please see below for a list of potential cookware items that might be necessary for this Blueberry Delight recipe.

Ingredients for Blueberry Delight

  • 5 ounces pecan halves (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • Pinch of fine sea salt
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Two 8-ounce containers cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 pints blueberries
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar, or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon

Directions for Blueberry Delight

  1. For the pecan crust: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place the pecans in the bowl of a food processor fitted with the blade attachment. Pulse until finely ground. Add the flour, granulated sugar and salt and pulse to combine. Add the butter and process until combined. Transfer the mixture to a 9-by-13-inch rectangular baking dish; press flat. Transfer to the refrigerator to chill until firm, about 20 minutes.
  3. Bake until golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes. Remove to a rack to cool.
  4. For the cheesecake filling: Meanwhile, place the confectioners’ sugar and gelatin in a medium bowl. Add 1/4 cup cold water and stir to combine. Bring the heavy cream to just a simmer in a small pot over medium-high heat. Add the hot cream to the gelatin mixture and stir to combine and dissolve. Set aside.
  5. Wipe out the food processor bowl to clean away most of the crumbs. Beat the cream cheese and vanilla in the bowl of the food processor until smooth. Add the heavy cream-gelatin mixture and process until smooth, scraping the sides of the bowl as needed. Pour into the cooled nut crust. Refrigerate until firm, at least 1 hour.
  6. For the blueberry topping: Meanwhile, combine the blueberries, granulated sugar and cornstarch in a small saucepan. Stir to combine so that the blueberries are coated with the dry ingredients. Add the lemon juice and stir to combine. Bring to a simmer over medium heat and cook, stirring, until the cornstarch and sugar have melted, about 2 minutes. Set aside to cool at least 30 minutes before pouring over the chilled cheesecake filling. Chill until the topping is set, about 15 minutes, before serving.

Cookware for your recipe

You will find below are cookware items that could be needed for this Blueberry Delight recipe or similar recipes. Feel free to skip to the next item if it doesn’t apply.

  • Cooking pots
  • Frying pan
  • Steamers
  • Colander
  • Skillet
  • Knives
  • Cutting board
  • Grater
  • Saucepan
  • Stockpot
  • Spatula
  • Tongs
  • Measuring cups
  • Wooden Spoon

Categories in this Recipe

  • American – American(s) may refer to:
  • Southern Recipes
  • Cheesecake – Cheesecake is a sweet dessert consisting of one or more layers. The main, and thickest, layer consists of a mixture of a soft, fresh cheese (typically cottage cheese, cream cheese or ricotta), eggs, and sugar. If there is a bottom layer, it most often consists of a crust or base made from crushed cookies (or digestive biscuits), graham crackers, pastry, or sometimes sponge cake. Cheesecake may be baked or unbaked (and is usually refrigerated).Cheesecake is usually sweetened with sugar and may be flavored in different ways. Vanilla, spices, lemon, chocolate, pumpkin, or other flavors may be added to the main cheese layer. Additional flavors and visual appeal may be added by topping the finished dessert with fruit, whipped cream, nuts, cookies, fruit sauce, chocolate syrup, or other ingredients.
  • Nut Recipes
  • Blueberry – See textBlueberries are a widely distributed and widespread group of perennial flowering plants with blue or purple berries. They are classified in the section Cyanococcus within the genus Vaccinium. Vaccinium also includes cranberries, bilberries, huckleberries and Madeira blueberries. Commercial blueberries—both wild (lowbush) and cultivated (highbush)—are all native to North America. The highbush varieties were introduced into Europe during the 1930s.Blueberries are usually prostrate shrubs that can vary in size from 10 centimeters (4 inches) to 4 meters (13 feet) in height. In commercial production of blueberries, the species with small, pea-size berries growing on low-level bushes are known as “lowbush blueberries” (synonymous with “wild”), while the species with larger berries growing on taller, cultivated bushes are known as “highbush blueberries”. Canada is the leading producer of lowbush blueberries, while the United States produces some 40% of the world supply of highbush blueberries.
  • Fruit – In botany, a fruit is the seed-bearing structure in flowering plants that is formed from the ovary after flowering.Fruits are the means by which flowering plants (also known as angiosperms) disseminate their seeds. Edible fruits in particular have long propagated using the movements of humans and animals in a symbiotic relationship that is the means for seed dispersal for the one group and nutrition for the other; in fact, humans and many animals have become dependent on fruits as a source of food. Consequently, fruits account for a substantial fraction of the world’s agricultural output, and some (such as the apple and the pomegranate) have acquired extensive cultural and symbolic meanings.In common language usage, “fruit” normally means the fleshy seed-associated structures (or produce) of plants that typically are sweet or sour and edible in the raw state, such as apples, bananas, grapes, lemons, oranges, and strawberries. In botanical usage, the term “fruit” also includes many structures that are not commonly called “fruits”, such as nuts, bean pods, corn kernels, tomatoes, and wheat grains.
  • Dessert – Dessert (/dɪˈzɜːrt/) is a course that concludes a meal. The course consists of sweet foods, such as confections, and possibly a beverage such as dessert wine and liqueur. In some parts of the world, such as much of Central Africa and West Africa, and most parts of China, there is no tradition of a dessert course to conclude a meal.The term dessert can apply to many confections, such as biscuits, cakes, cookies, custards, gelatins, ice creams, pastries, pies, puddings, macaroons, sweet soups, tarts and fruit salad. Fruit is also commonly found in dessert courses because of its naturally occurring sweetness. Some cultures sweeten foods that are more commonly savory to create desserts.
  • Low Sodium
Chef Dawn
Chef Dawn

Chef Dawn lives and breathes food, always seeking new ingredients to whip up super simple recipes that are big on bold flavor. Being half French, she tends to treat food as a source of pleasure rather than just fuel for our bodies.

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