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Blackberries - Blackberry Millefeuille



Blackberries are a healthy fruit. According to the Harvard Heart Hypertrophy Study, blackberries have more vitamins, antioxidants, and dietary fiber than other berries. Blackberries also contain carotenoids and anthocyanins that support heart health. Blackberries have fewer calories than other fruits, about 130 calories per cup, making them an ideal choice for weight management. In addition, blackberry consumption has been linked to lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

Blackberry Millefeuille

Yield: 4 servings
Total: 22 min.
Prep: 15 min.
Cook: 7 min.

Ingredients for Blackberry Millefeuille

Phyllo layers:
  • 2 frozen sheets of phyllo pastry, thawed and cut in half
  • 1 tablespoon maple sugar, white sugar, or brown sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons clarified butter, melted
  • 3 Tablespoons (20 g) of finely chopped hazelnuts

Blackberry filling:
  • 1 cup (250 ml) heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Maple syrup, to sweeten
  • 1 pound/450 g of blackberries


For the phyllo layers:

Preheat the oven to 370 degrees F. Lay a sheet of phyllo pastry on a work surface and brush with melted butter. Sprinkle with a teaspoon of sugar and some hazelnuts. Similarly, make three more pastry layers. Using a pizza cutter or knife, cut the layers into 8 rectangles. Place on a baking sheet and bake until golden and crisp, about 8 minutes.

For the blackberry filling,

whip the whipping cream with maple syrup to sweeten it and the vanilla extract. Assemble the dessert before serving: Lay a phyllo layer on 4 plates, Top each with 1/4 of the cream. Arrange berries upright on top. Top each dessert with another phyllo sheet.

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