Berry Blog

We love berries. We eat them every day. Sometimes we cook them, sometimes we eat them straight out of the packet. This blog is our way of sharing and showing off some of the ways we use our berries. We've prepared the recipes in our test kitchen - which doubles as our staff kitchen. We hope you enjoy these recipes and ideas as much as we do.

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Cafe Secrets, Season 2, Episode 4, Julie Le Clerc's Vanilla, White Chocolate and Blueberry Blondie

Written by Trisha on August 20th, 2012.      0 comments

Have you been watching Café Secrets with Julie Le Clerc – she’s been making some delicious things with Orchard Gold berries.  It’s on TV3 at 5pm on Sundays.  Here is Julie’s recipe for Vanilla, White chocolate Blueberry Blondie, that was on yesterday’s show, courtesy of the TV3 website.  It tastes great.

Cafe Secrets, Season 2, Episode 4
Vanilla, White chocolate, Blueberry Blondie
Recipe©copyright Julie Le Clerc 2012


Makes 18

Make this with:

                     OG Blueberry web 1

150g Rolling Meadow butter, softened
1/2 cup caster sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 large eggs
2 cups self-raising flour, sifted
1 1/2 cups Orchard Gold Frozen Blueberries
150g Whittakers white chocolate, coarsely chopped
Icing sugar, to dust
1 Heat oven to 160°C. Grease a 17 x 27cm slice tin and line with baking paper leaving an overhang on all sides.

2 In a bowl, beat butter, sugars and vanilla until pale and creamy. Beat in eggs, one at a time then beat for 1 minute more.

3 Turn mixer speed to low and then gradually beat in the flour. Stir in the blueberries and white chocolate.

4 Spread mixture into prepared tin. Bake for 60 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Cool in the tin then remove and cut in squares. Dust with icing sugar, to serve.

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