Mullberry Madness

If you have a mulberry tree then you may well be swimming in mulberries at this time of year. And what a better time than summer holidays to enjoy mulberries a multiple of ways. Here are a few…

[h4]Mullberry pie[/h4]

Ingredients

2 sheets of pastry – shortcrust or puff
3-4 cups of mulberries
1 cup of sugar
¼ of flour
2 Tablespoons of butter

Mix together berries, sugar and flour. Place your pastry in the pie dish, and spoon the berry mixture on top. Dot with butter, and add a pastry lid or pastry strips on top if you like. Bake in a moderate oven for 15 minutes, then lower the temperature and keep baking for another 30 minutes.

[h4]Mullberry pancakes[/h4]

Make your usual pancake mix and add mulberries before cooking. Once cooked, top with more mulberries and cream-a-licious.

[h4]Dehydrated mulberries[/h4]If you have a dehydrator, save your mulberries for later use. We also freeze them in little bags, enough for a breakfast topping.

[h4]Mulberry icecream[/h4]

Ingredients

3 cups of cream
3 organic free range egg yolks
1/2 cup of sugar, honey or other sweetener
1 teaspoon of vanilla
½ cup of mulberries

Mix together and freeze or add to your icecream maker.

[h4]Mullberry smoothie[/h4]

1 cup of milk or yoghurt
1/3 cup of mulberries
1 teaspoon of honey
1 teaspoon of vanilla

Blend together. Yum!

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