Strawberry Tart

Ingredients

For tart you will need:
1 cup AP flour
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
1 tablespoon water
1 egg yolk
4 tablespoons confectioner’s sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon orange zest
1 cup cherry preserves
2 pints fresh strawberries
1 cup whipping cream

Preparation

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2
Sift flour onto a board or into a bowl. Make a well in the center. Add the butter, water, egg yolk, sugar, vanilla, and orange zest. Work the ingredients in the center, drawing in the flour until the dough is smooth.
3
Pat out the dough onto the bottom and sides of a pie plate. Prick the bottom and sides of the dough with a fork. Bake got 15-20 minutes, or until the pastry is light golden. Cool.
4
To make the glaze, put the cherry preserves in a small saucepan and melt it slowly over low heat. Cool slightly and brush over the bottom of the pastry.
5
Wash, hull and slice the strawberries. Fill the pie plate with the strawberries and top with remaining cherry glaze.
6
Whip cream with 1 tablespoon of confectioner’s sugar until light and fluffy and serve with a slice of strawberry tart! Enjoy!

 



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(Adapted from Reader’s Digest: Creative Cooking)

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Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 9:49am

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