Mini Fruit Tart

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Hello and welcome. This time I made fruit tarts. This is a french pastry with a gold crust filled with cream and topped with fruits. It is great to make for parties and they just beautiful.

At first, it is a bit hard to make but with practice, it will be easy to make everyday. It is quite simple but easy to mess up. In the end, it is delicious and worth trying. I hope you guys like this recipe  and find yourself in the kitchen making. Enjoy!

Crust Dough

– 3 Tbsp  unsalted butter, 3 Tbsp granulated  sugar, 1 egg yolk, 1 cup sifted flour, and a little bit of milk (optional)

Cream pastry

– 3 Tbsp sugar, 2 Tbsp sifted flour, 3/4 cup milk, 2 Tbsp unsalted butter, 1/2 Tbsp vanilla  extract

For Decorating: Fruits such as strawberries, blueberries, raspberry, peaches, kiwi and blackberries.

Servings: Makes one six inch tart or three tarts using cupcake  mold. Multiply  recipe depending on amount you want to make.

Crust Steps:

Step 1: In a bowl, mix room temperature  butter and sugar. Whisk very well for about 2 minutes until ir changes color (beige) and is creamy. Add the egg yolk and keep whisking.

Step 2: Sift flour and add the the bowl. Mix until it becomes crummly. Roll it into a ball in your hands. If it won’t stick together, you can add a little bit of milk into the dough so it will. Put the dough in the fridge for 20 minutes.

Step 3: Sprinkle some flour on the board and rolling pin. Place the dough on the board  and roll it flat. Keep rolling until it is 8 inches in diameter   or 1/4 inches thick. Place the dough in your pie or cupcake mold and fit it in with your fingers.

Step 4: Bake them in the oven of 350 degrees for 25 minutes. After they are ready and golden, let them cool while making the cream pastry.

Cream Pastry

Step 1: In  bowl, mix the sugar and egg. Add the sifted flour and mix again throughly.

Step 2: In a pan, add milk and boil it until you see bubbles for on the rim. Add 1/3 of the milk to the bowl from step one and whisk.

Step 3: Add the whole mixture to the pan with milk. Turn it to low heat and let it simmer. Add the butter. Keep mixing with a wooden spoon until it turns creamy. If any lumps form, break them any whisk.

Step 4: Once it is creamy, add the vanilla extract and mix. Once it is done, let it cool in any did bowl of ice.

Step 5: Finally, pipe the cream pastry into the tart crust and top it of with fruits. Enjoy!