Seasonal Recipes

Honey & Blackberry Crostini w/ Blue Cheese

A delicately crisp baguette, fruitful blackberry, sweet honey, and tangy blue cheese crumbles come together to form your new favorite hors d’oeuvre. Simple ingredients come together into a sophisticated presentation, all of which is made sweeter which our Bodega Blackberry Honey.


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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Baguette

  • Olive Oil (for brushing)

  • 1 cup fresh blackberries

  • 1/4 cup fresh honey comb

  • 3 tablespoons Bodega Blackberry Honey

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese

  • 1 sprig fresh basil, finely chopped

  • 1/4 cup walnuts, finely chopped (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

  2. Slice the baguette into thick 1 1/2” thick pieces, and place on baking sheet. Brush each slice with olive oil and bake for about 6-8 minutes.

  3. In a small saucepan on low heat, cook down the blackberries, cornstarch, honey comb and honey. Let simmer until the mixture has thickened and the berries are completely cooked down. Remove from heat and let cool.

  4. Spoon about 2 teaspoons of the blackberry preserve over each piece of sliced crostini. Sprinkle with blue cheese crumbles, basil and walnuts. Drizzle with honey and put it in the over (on low broil), for 3 minutes.

  5. Serve warm & enjoy with loved ones!

Recipe adapted from: https://livingthegourmet.com/2015/12/blackberry-honey-crostini-with-blue-cheese.html