Strawberry Tart - Tarta Truskawkowa - Recipe #162


Sweet and fresh, perfect for spring and summer time! I love how creamy is the filling and how crumbly is the crust, perfect combination! I hope you enjoy!

Ingredients:

  • 2 and a 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1/4 cup of icing sugar
  • 1/2 cup of cold butter
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/3 cup of heavy cream
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp of baking powder
  • vanilla cream (around 2 cups)
  • strawberry kissel (around 2 cups)
  • around 300 g of fresh strawberries

Instructions:

  1. Add flour and baking powder to the food processor. Pulse until well combined.
  2. Add cold butter cut into small pieces and process until you get small crumbles.
  3. Add egg yolks and cream and process for about a minute until you get big crumbles this time.
  4. Transfer onto the working space and knead it until you get a smooth dough. Cover with a plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  5. After 2 hours take the dough out of the fridge and let it sit for around 15 min to warm up a bit then roll it out to fit your tart pan. 
  6. Fit the dough in a tart pan, poke with a fork to prevent bubbles and bake in preheated oven to 200C/400F for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Let the crust cool before filling.
  8. Wash the strawberries and remove the leaves. Cut them in quarters or slices.
  9. Transfer vanilla pudding into cooled crust and spread evenly then arrange the strawberries on top and cover with strawberry kissel.
  10. Decorate with more fresh strawberries.
  11. Let it set in the fridge for at least 2 hours before serving.
  12. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream.

Enjoy!