Valentine’s Day Recipe: Fresh Strawberry Tart with Mascarpone Cream

fresh-strawberry-tartTart base:-

Unsalted Butter                                                             100 gm

Icing/ Confectioners’ sugar                                        50 gm

Salt                                                                                      1 pinch

Milk                                                                                     2 Tbl spoon

All-purpose flour                                                            150 gm

Vanilla extract                                                                few drops

 

Mascarpone Cream for filling

Whipped topping cream                                                  100 gm

Mascarpone cheese                                                           100 gm

Vanilla extract                                                                    few drops

 

Fruit topping and garnish

Fresh Strawberry

Chocolate /Nuts (Optional)

Directions:

  1. Sieve flour, salt and keep a side.
  2. Cream butter and sugar in small bowl.
  3. Make the dough by mixing all ingredients and keep the dough in the refrigerator for an hour.
  4. Remove dough from the refrigerator and roll out. Place into a greased tart pan and press it down into the pan and up the sides until it is even all around. Refrigerate the tart for at least 10-15 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 170°C. Remove tart from the refrigerator, dock it with a fork and bake for 15 to 18 minutes.
  6. Allow to cool completely before filling.
  7. Make the filling by mix all in ingredients carefully with a spatula and fill the tart with the same filling.
  8. Garnish the tart with fresh Strawberry and any other garnish like Chocolate, slice pistachio for colour contras.

Recipe Credit: Chef Jitendra Upadhyay, Pastry Chef, Renaissance Lucknow Hotel.

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