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Maple Blueberry Muffins

Maple Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry muffins with a hint of maple flavour. These muffins are a delicious summer treat. You can find both maple sugar and frozen blueberries in our shop. Enjoy!

Mix together:
1/2 cup butter
1 1/2 cup maple sugar
2 eggs 

Mix together and add to first mixture:
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt

Add:
1/2 cup milk
2 cups blueberries (frozen or fresh)
Bake at 375 F for 30 minutes. Sprinkle tops with maple sugar.
 

Blueberry Juice Recipes

August marks the start of the Blueberry Season in Nova Scotia. At Acadian Maple we have a variety of blueberry products made with Nova Scotian Wild Blueberries. These recipes all use our Nova Scotian Wild Pure Blueberry Juice, which we sell in 1L and 375ml bottles. We also sell 4lb boxes of frozen wild Nova Scotian blueberries in our retail shop for $12.95. 

All recipes are from Saltscapes.

Wild Blueberry Mimosa
1 ounce (30ml) wild blueberry juice
3 ounces (90ml) champagne
In a champagne flute, add one ounce of wild blueberry juice. 
Pour champagne on top and garnish with fresh or frozen blueberries.

Wild Blueberry Martini
1 ounce (30 ml) citrus-flavoured vodka
1 ounce (30 ml) Creme de Cassis
2 ounces (60ml) wild blueberry juice
1 squeeze of lime
Add all ingredients to crushed ice. Shake, strain and pour into a chilled martini glass. 
Garnish with a skewer of blueberries.

Wild Blueberry Smoothie
2 ounces (60 ml) wild blueberry juice]
2 ounces (60 ml) orange juice
2 ounces (60ml) plain yogurt
2 ounces (60ml) ice
add additional fruits and berries in season as desired.)
Place all ingredients in blender and run until smooth. 
Garnish with a few blueberries. 
(prepared in advance and refrigerated, it makes an extremely quick and healthy breakfast for those on the run in the morning.)

Blueberry Spritzer
ΒΌ cup (50 ml) wild blueberry juice
1 cup (250 ml) soda or sparkling water
1 teaspoon (5 ml) lemon juice, freshly squeezed
Garnish: lemon slices



August Recipe: Blueberry Cream Flan

1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup Maple Sugar
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/3 cup soft margarine
2 egg whites
1 tsp vanilla
3 cups blueberries (fresh or frozen - not thawed)
In food processor or mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, margarine, egg whites, and vanilla; mix well. Press into bottom of 10 in / 3L cake pan, sprinkle with blueberries. 

Topping
1 egg, lightly beaten
2 tbsp all purpose flour
2 cups low fat plain yogurt
2/3 cup Maple Sugar
In bowl, sprinkle flour over yogurt. Add egg, sugar, and vanilla; mix until smooth. Pour over berries. 
Bake at 350 F for 60-70 minutes or until golden. Serve warm or cold. Makes 12 servings.
Delicious topped with any of Acadian Maple's Blueberry Products.


Maple Blueberry Parfait

3 1/2 cups blueberries (18 ounces), divided
3/4 cup pure maple syrup (preferably Medium), divided
1 cup chilled heavy cream
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
6 ounces thin ginger cookies, coarsely crumbled

Cook 2 1/4 cups (3/4 pound) blueberries with 1/2 cup maple syrup in a 2-quart heavy saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until blueberries have burst, 3 to 8 minutes. Cool in an ice bath, stirring occasionally.

While blueberry mixture cools, beat cream with remaining 1/4 cup maple syrup in a bowl using an electric mixer until it just holds stiff peaks.

Stir lemon juice and remaining 1 1/4 cups blueberries into cooled blueberry-maple mixture.

Spoon about 2 tablespoons blueberry mixture into each of 6 glasses and top with half of crumbled cookies and half of whipped cream. Repeat layering of remaining blueberry mixture, crumbled cookies, and whipped cream.

Source: Epicurious