Lemon Blueberry Turnovers

Lemon Blueberry Turnovers

In the realm of sophisticated pastries, our Lemon Blueberry Turnovers stand as a testament to the harmonious marriage of vibrant flavors and exquisite textures. Elevating the traditional turnover to new heights, these delightful treats seamlessly blend the tartness of fresh blueberries with the zesty allure of lemon, resulting in a symphony of taste that dances on the palate.

Irresistible Filling Mastery: A Burst of Blueberry Elegance

Crafting the perfect filling is the heart of this culinary masterpiece. In a medium saucepan, a concoction of plump, fresh or frozen blueberries is gently simmered with granulated sugar, cornstarch, and the essence of lemon zest. As the mixture thickens, the kitchen is filled with the irresistible aroma of berries mingling with citrus notes, creating a luscious, sweet-and-tangy symphony that will leave taste buds yearning for more.

Puff Pastry Prowess: Layers of Perfection Unveiled

The canvas for our artful turnovers lies in the meticulously prepared puff pastry sheets, which, when thawed to perfection, reveal their buttery, flaky layers. Rolled out to an exacting 1/8-inch thickness, the pastry serves as a delicate cocoon, encapsulating the forthcoming burst of flavor and texture. Each square, a testament to precision, promises a symmetrical and aesthetically pleasing creation.

Artful Assembly: Folding Magic into Every Bite

Assembling these turnovers is a culinary ballet where the pastry squares cradle spoonfuls of the blueberry elixir. With meticulous precision, each square is gracefully folded, creating a perfect triangle, with edges expertly crimped for a touch of finesse. This process ensures that every bite delivers an optimal balance of pastry and filling, ensuring a culinary experience that transcends the ordinary.

Baking Brilliance: A Golden Symphony Unveiled

Preheating the oven to 400°F (200°C), the turnovers take center stage as they bake to golden perfection. The alchemy of heat transforms the delicate pastry into a crisp, golden shell, while the filling intensifies, creating a sensory symphony that captivates both the eyes and taste buds. The kitchen becomes a stage where culinary artistry unfolds, leaving behind an aroma that hints at the exquisite delights to come.

Finale: Glazing Excellence for a Luxurious Finish

No culinary masterpiece is complete without a finishing touch, and our Lemon Blueberry Turnovers are no exception. A decadent glaze, concocted from powdered sugar, lemon juice, milk, and vanilla extract, is expertly drizzled over the cooled pastries. This final flourish not only adds a layer of sweetness but also imparts a glossy sheen, turning each turnover into a visual and gastronomic work of art.

Indulge in the elegance of our Lemon Blueberry Turnovers—a sophisticated delight that transcends the ordinary and promises a journey of culinary opulence with every delectable bite.

Lemon Blueberry Turnovers


For the Filling:

  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

For the Dough:

  • 1 package (17.3 ounces) refrigerated reduced-fat puff pastry sheets
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar (for dusting)

For the Glaze (optional):

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. Preheat your oven to the temperature specified on the puff pastry package.
  2. In a medium saucepan, combine the blueberries, granulated sugar, cornstarch, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until the mixture thickens and the blueberries soften. Remove from heat and let it cool.
  3. While the blueberry mixture is cooling, roll out the puff pastry sheets on a lightly floured surface. Cut each sheet into squares (usually 4 or 6, depending on the size of your sheets).
  4. Spoon a portion of the blueberry filling onto one half of each square, leaving a border around the edges.
  5. Fold the other half of the pastry over the filling, creating a triangle. Seal the edges by pressing with a fork.
  6. Place the turnovers on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven according to the puff pastry package instructions or until the turnovers are golden brown and puffed up.
  8. While the turnovers are baking, you can prepare the optional glaze. Mix powdered sugar and lemon juice until smooth.
  9. Once the turnovers are done, let them cool slightly, then drizzle the glaze over the top.
  10. Dust the turnovers with additional powdered sugar if desired.
  11. Serve and enjoy these delightful Lemon Blueberry Turnovers as a Weight Watchers-friendly treat!