Blueberry-Sour Cream Dessert

A cross between a pie and a cheesecake. Use fresh blueberries when in season. Frozen blueberries work too in this summer-fresh dessert recipe.



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Servings: 12 to 16
Yield: 12 to 16 slices
Prep Time: 40 mins
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Ingredients
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    recipe Dessert Crust
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    3   cups 
    fresh or frozen blueberries
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    1/3  cup 
    sugar
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    3   tablespoons 
    quick-cooking tapioca
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    1/4  cup 
    water
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    1   teaspoon 
    ground cinnamon
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    1   teaspoon 
    finely shredded lemon peel
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    ground nutmeg
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    2 1/2  cups 
    dairy sour cream
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    3   
    egg yolks, slightly beaten
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    1/2  cup 
    sugar
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    1   teaspoon 
    vanilla
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    Fresh blueberries (optional)
Dessert Crust
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    1/2  cup 
    butter, softened
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    1/4  cup 
    sugar
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    1/2  teaspoon 
    baking powder
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
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    egg yolk
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    1 1/2  cups 
    all-purpose flour


Directions
1.
Prepare and bake Dessert Crust. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F. In a medium saucepan, combine 3 cups blueberries, the 1/3 cup sugar, the tapioca, water, cinnamon, lemon peel, and nutmeg. Let stand for 15 minutes. Cook and stir mixture over medium heat until blueberries become juicy and mixture is bubbly. Turn into partially baked Dessert Crust.
2.
In a medium mixing bowl, combine sour cream, egg yolks, the 1/2 cup sugar, and the vanilla. Pour evenly over blueberry mixture.
3.
Bake about 50 minutes or until sour cream layer is set when gently shaken. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 1 hour. With a sharp knife, loosen crust from side of pan; remove side. Cover and chill overnight before serving.
4.
To serve, if desired, garnish with additional blueberries. Makes 12 to 16 slices.
Dessert Crust
1.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Beat in sugar, baking powder, and salt until combined. Beat in egg yolk. Add flour; beat until combined. (Mixture will be crumbly). Work dough mixture with your hands just until mixture holds together. Press the mixture on the bottom and 1-1/2 inches up the side of an 9-inch springform pan. Bake for 12 minutes or until edges of crust are lightly browned. Cool on wire a rack while preparing filling.

Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 323, Fat, total (g) 18, chol. (mg) 107, sat. fat (g) 10, carb. (g) 37, Monosaturated fat (g) 6, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, fiber (g) 2, sugar (g) 20, pro. (g) 4, vit. A (IU) 583, vit. C (mg) 4, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 1, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (µg) 40, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, sodium (mg) 141, Potassium (mg) 114, calcium (mg) 71, iron (mg) 1, Starch () 1, Other Carb () 2, Fat () 4, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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