Octopie

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Introduction: Octopie

Halloween Food Contest 2015

Second Prize in the
Halloween Food Contest 2015

Beast from the deep!

Step 1:

This pie is a blend of 3 cups of frozen quartered cherries, blueberries, and grapes. I added 1/4 cup arrowroot powder (you can use cornstarch powder instead), 1/2 cup sugar, and 1 tbls nutmeg.

Step 2:

The dough was cut to create the body, tentacles, and eyelids. You can use up to two additional sheets of store bought dough to create this effect.

In a 400* oven, set the pie on a foil or parchment paper lined cookie sheet. Bake covered for one hour. Uncover during the last five minutes so everything browns beautifully.

Step 3:

I was amazed that the fruit juices didn't pour over the edge and the whole cherry eyes stayed intact and they didn't leak. It turned out better than expected.

Step 4:

I loved how fast the fruit jelled and we were able to eat it hot. It's a bit gruesome to slice up, but with three nerdy science kids in the house, they loved it anyway!

A perfect desert for your Halloween party.

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    16 Comments

    This is THE BEST!! Brilliant !! You win, tentacles down!

    this is genius!

    This is awesome! I wish I could do something like this...

    Go for it! You can do it! :) Just be prepared to have fun.

    Looks great I am going to make this when i get home