Blackberry, Walnut and Apple Shortcake

Recipe by ellie_
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • Combine apples and juice in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cover and simmer 6-10 minutes or until apples are tender.
  • Drain, reserving juice and apples.
  • Measure 2 cups apple slices and set aside. Additional juice and apples can be used for another purpose.
  • Combine berries, water and preserves in medium saucepan.
  • Combine sugar and arrowroot powder in a small bowl and then stir into berry mixture.
  • Cook over medium heat nd simmer until thickened (6-10 minutes). Set aside and let cool to room temperature.
  • Preheat oven to 375-degrees F.
  • Sift together flour and baking powder in a small bowl.
  • In a large bowl cream butter and powdered sugar until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla. Stir in sifted dry ingredients to form a soft dough.
  • Divide dough into two parts, with one part being slightly larger than the other.
  • On a board on top of wax paper, roll the larger piece of dough out into a 12-inch circle.
  • Put pastry into a 9-inch pie pan.
  • Add reserved apples. Top with walnut halves. Pour berry mixture over walnuts.
  • Roll remaining dough out to a 9-inch circle.
  • Place over filling and press top and bottom pastry edges together to seal. Prick top over with fork.
  • Put pie pan on top of baking sheet in case of spill over.
  • Bake for 50-60 minutes or until pastry in golden and filling is bubbly.
  • Serve warm with whipped cream, if desired.