Saskatoon Berry Butter Tarts Recipe

POSTED IN For Consumers ON 5/16/2013

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Ingredients
Fresh or frozen Saskatoon berries
Pie pastry or store bought tart shells
1/2 cup melted butter
1/4 packed brown sugar
1 pinch salt
1 cup corn syrup
2 egg, lightly beaten
1 tsp vanilla

Tart Shells
Prepare muffin pans by rolling out pie dough and cutting circles slightly larger than the muffing cups. Fit dough circles into muffin cups; set aside in fridge until ready to fill. If using store bought tart shells, place shells into the muffin tins

Butter Mixture
In a small bowl, mix the melted butter, brown sugar, salt and corn syrup. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Add eggs and vanilla and mix well.

Assemble
Place a few Saskatoon berries in each tart shell. Pour the butter mixture into all tarts. Make sure that you only fill mixture about 3/4 full otherwise filling will overflow when baking.

The Saskatoons Are Here!

POSTED IN For Consumers, For Growers ON 5/8/2013

Here is an article by Neil Moran, published May 1st, regarding the growing interest in saskatoon plants: The Saskatoons Are Here!

I am sorry to report that this article is not referring to the fruit. As of today, it’s still too early. Check in with us again come mid-late June to see who has berries ready to pick and/or purchase.

Saskatoons: A small fruit with big ambitions

POSTED IN For Consumers, For Growers ON 5/8/2013

Check out Duke Elsner’s April 4 article about growing saskatoons at:Saskatoons: A small fruit with big ambitions

 

Welcome to SBINA!

POSTED IN For Consumers ON 5/7/2013

Could there be a better way to start off this blog than to consider the great value of saskatoon berries for past generations?

Click on the Play arrow below to learn about how native Americans found and used this delightful berry.