Sunday, 11 March 2012

White chocolate, vanilla and raspberry tart


I'm on a bit of a pastry binge. Or, I should say, I was. This tart was in fact made weeks ago, before I was flung back into the eddies of student life, but its deliciousness lives on!

Excuse the dramatics, but it is indeed a lovely, lovely tart. Made even lovelier by the new vanilla bean paste I bought - all the wonders of real vanilla pods, but in a jar! It's the best thing since sliced bread, I swear. I have been going a little overboard with it though, I'm not sure porridge really benefits from it.




1 quantity sweet pastry dough, from this recipe at Smitten Kitchen

White chocolate and vanilla creme patisserie (makes enough to fill 3 tartlet shells)
40g caster sugar
25g cornflour
1 tsp vanilla bean paste
110ml milk
1 egg yolk
25g unsalted butter, chopped
25g white chocolate, chopped
75ml double cream

in a saucepan, whisk together the sugar, cornflour, and vanilla, add the milk, a little at first and then the rest of it, whisking together until the mix is smooth , then add the egg yolk and mix again.

Over a medium heat, bring the mix to the boil, whisking constantly to ensure it stays smooth. Once the mix has reached the boil, remove from the heat and pour into a bowl, cover the top with cling film and chill until cold.

Once cold, whip together with the double cream and return to the fridge until you're ready to use it.

Roll out the pastry, line the tartlet tins, prick with a fork and place in the freezer for 30 mins. Bake at 190C until golden, around 15 mins. 

Once the tarts have cooled, fill with the creme patisserie and top with fresh raspberries.




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  2. Hi EMily, this looks delicious - when do you add the white chocolate and butter please, just after the mixture has come to boil? Thanks Kathy - kathy.mckellar@ntlworld.com

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  3. If I still lived in Edinburgh I would be knocking on your door demanding one of those tarts! To say they look delicious is an understatement.

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  4. This looks completely delicious and beautiful too! Raspberries are one of my favourite baking ingredients! :-)

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  5. Love the look of your tart, will definitely be trying this one at home soon myself.

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  9. This looks delicious but when do you add the chocolate and the butter?

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