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Strawberry Tartlets

with Ricotta Cream

Strawberry Tartlets

Strawberry Tartlets - Easy, delicious treats that are also rich in vitamins

280
calories
Calories
40 min.
Preparation
2 h.
Ready in
moderate
Difficulty
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Ingredients

for 12 pieces
8 ounces Pastry flour
2 ounces ground almonds
1 tablespoon Baking powder
Salt
1 Egg
4 ounces Cultured butter
3 ounces Dark chocolate
1 ½ pounds Strawberries
½ Lemon
9 ounces Ricotta cheese
6 tablespoons Powdered sugar (about 60 grams)
1 tablespoon Amaretto (or almond syrup)
1 tablespoon chopped Shelled pistachio
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Kitchen utensils

1 Small pot, 1 Bowl, 1 Small bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Fork, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Whisk, 1 Brush, 1 Rolling pin, 1 Oven rack, 1 Plastic wrap, 12 Tartlet molds (about 12 cm diameter), 1 Large knife, 1 Hand mixer, 1 Piping bag, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Offset spatula, 1 Cookie cutter (14 cm diameter)

Preparation steps

Strawberry Tartlets preparation step 1
1

Mix flour, almonds, baking powder and 1 pinch of salt in a bowl. Separate egg. Cut butter into small pieces. Add egg yolks, butter and 1-2 tablespoons of water to flour mixture and blend with hand mixer until smooth.

Strawberry Tartlets preparation step 2
2

Press dough flat, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Strawberry Tartlets preparation step 3
3

Roll dough out thinly on floured work surface and cut out 12 circles 14 cm (approximately 5 1/2 inches) in diameter. Line 12 tartlet molds (about 12 cm/approximately 5 1/2 inches) and press dough into molds.

Strawberry Tartlets preparation step 4
4

Pierce bottom of each tartlet several times with a fork. Bake in preheated oven at 180°C (convection oven 160°C, gas mark 2-3) (approximately 350°F/convection 325°F). Cool on a wire rack and remove tartlet shells from pans.

Strawberry Tartlets preparation step 5
5

Chop chocolate and melt in a bowl over hot but not boiling water. Pour into tartlet shells and let cool.

Strawberry Tartlets preparation step 6
6

Meanwhile, rinse strawberries and cut in half. Squeeze lemon.

Strawberry Tartlets preparation step 7
7

Mix ricotta, lemon juice, powdered sugar and amaretto in a bowl until smooth.

Strawberry Tartlets preparation step 8
8

Fill a piping bag with ricotta cream mixture and distribute cream on tartlets. Arrange strawberries on tartlets and sprinkle with chopped pistachios.

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