Star of Valencia Tarts: Christmas Baking Ideas. Hello friends. Fancy trying these Star of Valencia Tarts?
These individual sweet pastry tarts (shop bought for ease) are filled with a mixture of ground almonds, orange zest and juice, egg yolks and sugar – with sliced Persimon® arranged in a star shape.
Serve them sprinkled with icing sugar. Yum!
How To Make Star of Valencia Tarts:
Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
You Will Need:
6 individual sweet pastry tart cases
3 egg yolks
100g ground almonds
Finely grated zest and juice of 1 orange
40g caster sugar
2 Spanish Persimon®, trimmed and sliced
Icing sugar, for sprinkling
How To Make Star of Valencia Tarts
Preheat the oven to 180°C, Fan Oven 160°C, Gas Mark 4.
Put the pastry cases onto a baking sheet.
Beat the egg yolks together, then stir in the ground almonds, orange zest, orange juice and sugar. Share this mixture between the tarts and spread it out evenly.
Arrange the Persimon® on the tarts to look like star shapes. Sprinkle with icing sugar, then bake for 20-25 minutes until the filling has set. Cool for about 10 minutes. Serve, sprinkled with extra icing sugar.
Cook’s tip: Serve with whipped cream, crème fraiche or thick Greek yogurt for a delicious finishing touch
Recipe c/o Spanish Persimon
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In season and available from mid-October until January. Spanish persimon® are a delicious fruit with a delicate flavour similar to a peach or a mango.
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