Vegan Berry Hand Pies

These baked treats are a welcome addition to a bagged lunch or to take alongside on a hike or picnic. The berry filling will be diversified to fit your personal preferences or to make the most of different seasonal fruits.

What you want:

For the pastry:
1½ cups entire wheat pastry flour
⅓ cup chickpea flour
½ teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons safflower oil
3 to five tablespoons water, as wanted to convey dough collectively
3 tablespoons maple syrup

For the filling:
½ cup strawberries, de-stemmed and minimize into quarters
½ cup blackberries
⅓ cup blueberries
⅓ cup raspberries
⅓ cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
1 tablespoon flour
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon floor cardamom

What you do:

1. For the pastry, in a big bowl, place entire wheat pastry flour, garbanzo bean flour, cinnamon, and salt, and stir properly to mix. Drizzle the oil over the dry elements. Utilizing your fingers, work in oil so the combination resembles coarse crumbs.

2. Add remaining pastry elements, and stir till combination comes collectively to type a ball. Cowl and refrigerate for half-hour or extra. Line a cookie sheet with a bit of parchment paper and put aside.

3. For the filling, in a small bowl, place all the berries, sugar, flour, lemon juice, and cardamom, toss gently to mix. Put aside. Switch the chilled dough to a floured work floor. Working with one half at a time, roll dough out to 1/8-inch thickness, and minimize it into 5-inch circles. Utilizing a spatula, rigorously switch the circles to the ready cookie sheet. Add trimmings to remaining pastry dough, and repeat rolling, chopping, and traying process to yield six circles.

4. Inserting within the middle of every circle, evenly divide berry filling amongst dough circles. Fastidiously fold over one facet of pastry dough, press down round edges of dough to seal, after which crimp edges with a fork. Sprinkle tops of pies with the remaining one teaspoon of sugar. Bake at 375 levels for 15 to twenty minutes or till evenly browned. Could also be served both sizzling or chilly.

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