Treat your Halloween guests to the scarily sweet and savoury flavour of our pumpkin pasties.
- 2 x 375g packs ready rolled shortcrust pastry
- 1 tbsp plain flour
- 150g blueberries
- 2 tsp cornflour
- 120g tinned pumpkin puree 2 large eggs
- 4 tbsp light brown sugar 1⁄2 tsp cinnamon
- 1⁄2 tsp ground ginger Pinch of allspice
- 1 tsp vanilla extract Pinch of salt
- 2 tbsp demerara sugar
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Preheat the oven to Electric 250°C / CircoTherm® 200°C, flatten one roll of pastry and sprinkle on plain flour. Place the second roll on top.
Cut out your pumpkin shapes with a sharp knife.
Place the pastry bottoms on lined baking trays and cut pumpkin faces out of the tops.
Heat the blueberries on medium for 4-5 minutes. Mix the cornflour with a splash of cold water, then stir into the blueberry mixture.
Mix the pumpkin puree, an egg, light brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, vanilla and salt. Spoon onto the pastry bottoms with a 1cm border. Brush the border with an egg wash.
Add the blueberry mixture, then close with the pastry tops.
Crimp with a fork, brush with egg wash and sprinkle on demerara. Bake for 15 minutes until golden.