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SUMMER FRUIT TART

Updated: May 5


Summer Tart


Summer Tart


Summer Tart





RECIPE

Yield: 2 large tart



SHORTCRUST PASTRY

INGREDIENTS

QUANTITY

Plain Flour

80g

Icing Sugar

30g

Almond meal

10g

Unsalted Butter

30g

Vanilla Bean Paste

5g

Fine Salt

pinch

Egg Yolks

25g




DIPLOMAT CREME

INGREDIENTS

QUANTITY

Full Cream Milk

100g

Cream 35% Fat (A)

30g

Gelatine Sheet (GOLD)

2g / 1 Sheet

Caster Sugar

30g

Yolks

40g

Corn Starch

10g

Fine Salt

1g

Vanilla Bean Paste

10g

Unsalted Butter

20g

Cream 35% Fat (B) - soft whip

60g




COCONUT MADELEINE BISCUIT

INGREDIENTS

QUANTITY

Caster Sugar

50g

Inverted Sugar

35g

Eggs

100g

Plain Flour

85g

Fine Dessicated Coconut

15g

Baking Powder

3g

Coconut Oil

50g



SOAKING SYRUP

INGREDIENTS

QUANTITY

Water

50ml

Chambord/ Frambois Alcohol

20ml

Caster Sugar

100g



TOPPINGS

INGREDIENTS

QUANTITY

Seasonal Fruitss

Qs


 

METHOD


TO MAKE THE SUMMER FRUIT TART...



FOR THE SHORTCRUST PASTRY

  1. Start to prepare the shortcrust pastry for the summer fruit tart. Place the flour, sifted icing sugar, almond meal and cold cubed butter in a mixer fitted with a paddle attachment and mix until the mixture starts to resemble find bread crumbs with no lumpt of butter remaining. Add in the cold egg yolks and continue to mix until a smooth dough is formed.

  2. Roll the pastry between two parchment paper to approximately 4mm in thickness.

  3. Chill in the fridge for at least 2 hours.




FOR THE COCONUT MADELEINE BISCUIT

  1. Whisk the eggs, inverted sugar, caster sugar until they are light andd frothy.

  2. Add in the sifted flour and baking powder and mix until just combined, ensuring that there are no lumpt of dry mix. Do not over mix so as to not develop any gluten.

  3. Add in the coconut oil to the batter and continue to gentlu mix until they are well incorporated.

  4. Transfer into a baking tray of approximately 30cm x 20cm in measurement, previously lined with baking paper.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven at 175C for 12 - 15 minutes or until the madeleine is baked through.

  6. Transfer the baked madeleine onto a wire rack to cool completely before cutting.




FOR THE SOAKING SYRUP

  1. Boil the water and sugar together until all the sugar has fully dissolved.

  2. Turn off the heat and add in the alcohol.

  3. Set aside to be used for soaking the madeleine biscuit.




FOR THE DIPLOMAT CREAM

  1. Hydrate the gelatine sheet in cold water for atleast 15 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, heat the cream (A), milk and vanilla bean until it just comes to a mere boil.

  3. Mix the sugar and corn flour together. On a seperate bowl, whisk the egg yolks then add in the sugar/corn flour mixture in 3 additions and whisk until they are well combined.

  4. Pour the warm milk/cream mix over the egg yolk mixture while continously whisking.

  5. Transfer the anglaise (egg mixutre) back into the pot over low heat and contunue to cook while whisking until it starts to thicken.

  6. Once the custard has thicken, squeeze out the excess water from the bloomed gelatine and add into the custard followed by the butter. Whisk until both the gelatine and butter are well incorporated.

  7. Transfer into a clean bowl, wrap with a cling film touching the surface of the custard and leave to completely cool.

  8. Once the custard has cooled, whisk to smooth out the set custard. Soft whipe cream (b) then fold it into the smooth custard. Reserve in a piping bag for assembly.




ASSEMBLY

  1. Line the tart ring of your choice with the shortcrust pastry.

  2. Blind bake with rice for 20 minutes before removing the rice. Continue to bake got 10 minutes until the interior of the tart base is baked.

  3. Brush tempered white chocolate on the inside of the cooled tart base.

  4. Trim the madeleine biscuit to slightly smaller than the tart case. Place the biscuit into the tart case then soak the sponge with the soaking syrup.

  5. Pipe and fill the tart case with the creme diplomat until it is level from the rim.

  6. Decorate the top with your choice of assorted seasonal fruits.




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