Friday, August 26, 2011

Yogurt Fruity Tart



I am submitting this to Aspiring Bakers #10: Easy as Pie (August 2011), hosted by Janine of Not the Kitchen Sink!

Recipe

Ingredients
Sweet pastry:
140g butter (cut into cubes and chill)
70g icing sugar
40g egg
1/2tsp vanilla paste
250g plain flour
35g ground almond
1/4tsp salt

Filling:
80g butter
45g icing sugar
2 egg
200g plain yogurt
75g ground almond

Steps:
Sweet pastry:
1. Use a food processor, blend flour and butter till it resembles breadcrumbs.
2. Add in icing sugar, salt and ground almond and blend till well combined.
3. Add in beaten egg and vanilla paste and blend till it form soft dough.
4. Wrap the dough up and let it rest in the fridge for 30mins.
5. Press some dough into tart mould.
6. With a knife, trim away excess dough at the edges.
7. Arrange it in a container, cover and let it rest in the fridge for another 30mins.
(You can prepare the pastry a day ahead.)

Filling:
1. Cream butter and icing sugar until light and fluffy.
2. Beat in egg and yoghurt until well combined.
3. Fold in ground almond until well combined.

Assemble tart:
1. Preheat oven to 175C.
2. Remove tarts from fridge and thaw for 10mins.
3. Spoon filling into tarts about half filled.
4. Bake in a preheated oven for 20-25mins.
5. Remove tarts from oven and cool them on a wire rack.
6. Decorate with any fruits of your choice.

8 comments:

Yummy Bakes said...

these tarts look lovely and good.

DG said...

So lovely & very inviting! I want one please :)

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

so many fruits, must be very tasty!

Happy Flour said...

Hi Yummy Bakes, DG and Sonia,

Thanks. :)

Janine said...

I'm always so jealous of people who can decorate their tarts so beautifully - yours look really beautiful with the different fruits and colors!

Happy Flour said...

Hi Janine,

Don't be jealous, you can try this out too. Happy baking. :)

shaz@feedingmykidsbetter said...

I like how there's almond meal in the dough. Yogurt sounds healthier than custard too! Thanks for sharing!

Happy Flour said...

Hi Shaz,

Thanks for dropping by, happy baking. :)