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, .
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Last modified on: September 11th 2016

Keywords for this recipe:Small tartFrench tartelettesPeachesCaramelCitrusPuff pastryPastryVanilla ice-cream
For 6 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
36 min.39 min.1 hour 15 min.
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Step by step recipe


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.
Little caramelized peach tarts : Photo of step #4
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.
Little caramelized peach tarts : Photo of step #8
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.
Little caramelized peach tarts : Photo of step #9
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.
Keeping
Should be eaten immediately.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,325 Kcal or 5,548 Kj22 gr305 gr126 gr
66 %8 %29 %19 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
99 Kcal or 414 Kj2 gr23 gr9 gr
5 %1 %2 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
221 Kcal or 925 Kj4 gr51 gr21 gr
11 %1 %5 %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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 people : 5.17 €
  • Per person : 0.86 €

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Source
Home made.
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: Small foie gras pasties, Ham spirals, Quick flaky pizza, Epiphany galette, Maroilles cheese quiche, ... All
Vanilla ice creamVanilla ice cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Baked Alaska, Ice-cream Vacherin, Profiteroles, Poire Belle Hélène, Peach Melba, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Walnut short bread, Curried prawn risotto, Provençal colombier for Pentecost, Thin spinach and potato tart, Tournedos Rossini, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Nougat, Clear strawberry juice, Pitta bread, Caramelized pear custard tart, Corsican tarts, ... All
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