Little caramelized peach tarts


Little caramelized peach tarts
This is an elegant summer dessert: a thin base of puff pastry, topped with caramelized peach slices.

For a delicious contrast of hot and cold, serve with the reduced caramel and citrus sauce poured over over hot and, at the last minute, a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top, .
20,2864.0/5 for 21 ratings
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Last modified on: September 11th 2016

For 6 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 3 people 6 people 12 people 18 people

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
36 min.39 min.1 hour 15 min.
Keeping: Should be eaten immediately.
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Stage 1 - 4 min.
Little caramelized peach tarts : Photo of step #1
Preheat the oven to 430°F (220°C).

Roll out the puff pastry and cut circles about 3-4 inches (8-10 cm) diameter, allowing one per peson. A cutter is the best way to do this.

Lay the circles on a baking sheet and dust with icing sugar. Then lay a second baking sheet or wire rack on top to prevent them puffing up too much in the oven.

Stage 2 - 25 min.
Little caramelized peach tarts : Photo of step #2
Bake for about 25 minutes until the pastry is nicely browned. Set aside.

Stage 3 - 15 min.
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Peel 3 peaches (use the same method as for tomatoes.

Slice each peach into 8 segments and trim off the inner edge of each one, as this can sometimes be rather hard where it was next to the stone.

Stage 4 - 4 min.
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Melt 50 g butter in a large frying pan on high heat, then add 100 g caster sugar.

Leave to caramelize slightly.

Stage 5
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Add the sliced peaches...

Stage 6 - 3 min.
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...and sauté for 2 or 3 minutes in the caramel.

Stage 7 - 6 min.
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Sit a circle of puff pastry on each plate and arrange the peach slices on top.

Stage 8 - 7 min.
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Make a syrup by pouring the juice of 1 orange and ½ lemon into the pan (still on high heat).

Leave to reduce, stirring from time to time, until the syrup thickens.

Stage 9 - 6 min.
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Pour over the sliced peaches while still hot.

Stage 10 - 5 min.
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Top with a ball or quenelle of vanilla ice cream and serve immediately.

Remarks

This recipe can be varied with other fruits (citrus segments, for example) and different flavours of ice cream. Another delicious combination is white peaches with fresh mint ice-cream.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,101 Kcal or 8,796 Kj12 gr275 gr106 gr
105 %5 %26 %16 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
157 Kcal or 657 Kj1 gr21 gr8 gr
8 %<1 %2 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
350 Kcal or 1,465 Kj2 gr46 gr18 gr
18 %1 %4 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée)Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Maroilles cheese quiche, Cochelin d'Evreux, Yvetot Douillons, Rustic chicken and mushroom pie, Quick flaky pizza, ... All
Vanilla ice creamVanilla ice cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Ice-cream Vacherin, Baked Alaska, Peach Melba, Profiteroles, Poire Belle Hélène, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Spinach on toast with bechamel, Breton galettes (pancakes), Toasted-flour biscuits, Corsican tarts, Pogne de Romans, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Caramelized pear custard tart, Blackberry and almond fondant tart, Breton sablé biscuit dough, Chocolate and vanilla crème brûlée, Prune Far, ... All

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