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Recipe: Blueberry Crostata


We shared this Savor Sarasota dish with Sarasota's Abc7  News on June 8, 2020.  Here's the complete recipe so you can try it at home!

Blueberry Crostata

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CRUST Ingredients:
  • 2 c Flour

  • 2 Sticks of Butter

  • ¼ c Sugar

  • ¼ c Ice water

  • ½ teaspoon Salt

Cheese filling Ingredients:
  • 1 8oz pkg  Cream cheese

  • 1 c  Powdered Sugar

  • 1 Egg

  • ½ teaspoon Lemon zest

  • ½ teaspoon Vanilla

bLUEBERRY filling Ingredients:
  • 2 pints Blueberries

  • ¼ c  Sugar

  • 2 tablespoons Flour

  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice

Crust Method: 
  • Add flour, salt, sugar, and cold butter cut into cubes into a food processor and pulse 15 times add water all at once blend until a ball forms wrap in plastic and chill 1 hour.

Cheese filling Method:
  • In a stand mixer beat cream cheese add sugar and beat until smooth, fold in egg, lemon zest, and salt. Set aside
Blueberry Filling Method:
  • In a large bowl toss blueberries, sugar, flour, and lemon juice.


  • Preheat Oven to 350 degrees
  • Divide dough into 4 equal parts roll each into a 5” circle place on a sheet pan
  • Top with ¼ of the cheese mixture in the center of the pastry then top with ¼ of the blueberry mixture, making sure the filling remains in the center of the dough.
  • Now fold the edges of the pastry over to the center leaving a space open.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes until golden brown and bubbly.
  • Sprinkle with powdered sugar and additional blueberries, to garnish. 

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