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Wild Blackberry Crostini with Sweet Ricotta



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    1Pint Blackberries-sliced in half lengthwise 
    3Tbsp.Sugar-or add more to taste
    1Tbsp.Fresh Lemon Juice
    •Toss together in bowl, let marinate 15 minutes, use to top crostinis.
    20 French Bread Slices-sliced 1/3” thick
    1 Stick Butter-melted
    ½ Cup  Sugar
    2 tsp.Cinnamon
    •Preheat oven to 400°f. Lay slices of bread out on cookie sheet. Brush both sides with clarified butter. Sprinkle top sides with sugar and cinnamon. Bake for about 8 minutes until light golden and slightly crisp. 
    1CupRicotta Cheese
    2Tbsp.Honey-add more or less to taste
    1tsp. Pure Vanilla Extract
    1tsp.Lemon Zest
    •Combine ingredients in bowl, and using a rubber scraper, mix gently until smooth.
    To Assemble Crostini’s 
    •Spread or pipe on the cheese mixture onto the baked crostinis. Top with a spoonful of the blackberry mixture. Place on serving plate, garnish with powdered sugar, and fresh mint.