Saturday, November 28, 2015

Fruit Tarts Recipe (includes different varieties of mix and match flavors)

This recipe yields 2 Large 8" Tarts. 350g per tart mold.
This recipe yields 28 Medium 2.5" Tarts. 25g per tart mold.


Sweet Tart Crust Recipe
140g Butter
0.25 teaspoon Salt
75g Icing Sugar
50g Finely Ground Almond Powder
0.25 teaspoon Vanilla Essence
1 Egg
250g All Purpose Flour

1. Beat the Butter and Salt with a mixer on low speed until creamy and pale.
2. Add the Icing Sugar, Finely Ground Almond Powder, Vanilla Essense and Egg and continue beating on low speed to blend the ingredients, scraping down the paddle and the sides of the bowl as needed.
3. Add the All Purpose Flour in three additions and each time mix until well combine.
4. The Sweet Tart Dough would comes together to form a soft, moist dough.
5. Allow the dough to rest in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours, or for up to 2 days, before rolling and baking. (The dough can be wrapped airtight and frozen for up to a month.)
6. Measure the dough and press them into each tart mould using your thumb & pie tool. After completing the molding of the dough into your tart moulds, place them back into the fridge for another 15 minutes before baking.
7. While the dough is chilling, preheat the oven to 180°C. Poke some holes using a fork.
8. Bake the Sweet Tart Crust for about 20 minutes, or until they turn golden. Transfer the crust to a rack to cool.


Fruit Tart Filling Choices
Choice 1: Caramel Sauce, Click for Recipe
Choice 2: Lemon Curd, Click for Recipe

Prepare your selection of Fruits. Varieties of Mixed and Match suggestions below of this recipe blogspot.

Optional Glaze
2 tablespoons of Jam diluted with 3 tablespoon of hot water.

Assembling the Fruit Tarts
1. Take out the Sweet Tart Crust from the fridge.
2. Glaze the inside of the tartlets with some Jam Glaze to slow down the softening of the Sweet Tart Crust when it sits in room temperature environment.
3. Fill up the tarts with your choice of Fruit Tart Filling.
4. Top with any fruits of your preference. (Our creations are below)
5. It's optional to glaze the fruits to give it a shinny look.

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Below is my creations: All here to share! Will update more soon. Below are the experimented best suggested amount of ingredients required.

1. Strawberries Lemon Curd Fruit Tarts
For 28 Medium 2.5" Tarts requires:
- 28 Strawberries

2. Green and Red Grapes Lemon Curd Fruit Tarts
For 28 Medium 2.5" Tarts requires:
- 56 Green Seedless Grapes
- 56 Red Seedless Grapes


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