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Rhubarb-Rice Tart

with Quark and Almonds

Rhubarb-Rice Tart

Rhubarb-Rice Tart - Rhubarb tart—an early summer greeting for the coffee table or as a dessert

45 min.
3 h. 10 min.
Ready in


for 12 pieces
1 Lemon
4 ounces Cane sugar
4 ounces Arborio rice
1 heaping teaspoon Butter (10 grams)
2 tablespoons Whole-grain breadcrumbs
1 pound Rhubarb
3 Eggs
5 ounces Quark
1 heaping tablespoon Pastry flour (20 grams)
2 tablespoons shaved almonds (20 grams)
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Kitchen utensils

1 Fine grater, 1 Small pot (with lid), 1 Kitchen scale, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Fluted tart pan (26-28 cm diameter), 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Bowl, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Mixing bowl, 1 Hand mixer, 1 Rubber spatula, 1 Wire rack, 1 Brush

Preparation steps

Rhubarb-Rice Tart preparation step 1

Rinse lemon in hot water, wipe dry and finely grate about 1/3 of lemon rind.

Rhubarb-Rice Tart preparation step 2

In a small pot, boil 350 ml (approximately 1 1/2 cups) water, lemon zest and 30 grams (about 2 1/2 tablespoons) sugar.

Rhubarb-Rice Tart preparation step 3

Sprinkle in rice while stirring and bring to a boil. Cover and cook over low heat for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and let cool for about 10 minutes.

Rhubarb-Rice Tart preparation step 4

While rice is cooking, lightly butter a tart pan (diameter of 26-28 cm) (diameter of approximately 10 1/2-11 inches) and sprinkle with breadcrumbs.

Rhubarb-Rice Tart preparation step 5

Rinse rhubarb, drain and cut into slices about 5 mm (approximately 1/4-inch) thick. Mix rhubarb with 50 grams (approximately 1/4 cup) sugar in a bowl.

Rhubarb-Rice Tart preparation step 6

In a mixing bowl, beat eggs and remaining cane sugar with a hand mixer until creamy, about 3 minutes.

Rhubarb-Rice Tart preparation step 7

Stir the lukewarm rice into the egg mixture in 2 additions. Stir in the quark and fold in the flour.

Rhubarb-Rice Tart preparation step 8

Pour about 2/3 of rice batter into tart pan and smooth the surface with a rubber spatula. Distribute rhubarb evenly over the surface and cover with remaining batter. Sprinkle with almonds.

Rhubarb-Rice Tart preparation step 9

Bake tart in a preheated oven at 200°C (fan: 180°C, gas mark 3)(approximately 400°F/convection 350°F) on middle oven rack for about 55 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool completely on a wire rack for about 1 1/2 hours. Cut tart into 12 pieces and serve.

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