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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

For 6 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
36 min.39 min.1 hour 15 min.
Preservation: Should be eaten immediately
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Step by step recipe

1 Little caramelized peach tarts : Photo of step #1Preheat 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.
4 min.
2 Little caramelized peach tarts : Photo of step #2Bake for about 25 minutes until the pastry is nicely browned. Set aside. 25 min.
3 Little caramelized peach tarts : Photo of step #3Peel 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.
15 min.
4 Little caramelized peach tarts : Photo of step #4Melt 50 g butter in a large frying pan on high heat, then add 100 g caster sugar.

Leave to caramelize slightly.
4 min.
5 Little caramelized peach tarts : Photo of step #5Add the sliced peaches...
6 Little caramelized peach tarts : Photo of step #6...and sauté for 2 or 3 minutes in the caramel. 3 min.
7 Little caramelized peach tarts : Photo of step #7Sit a circle of puff pastry on each plate and arrange the peach slices on top. 6 min.
8 Little caramelized peach tarts : Photo of step #8Make 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.
7 min.
9 Little caramelized peach tarts : Photo of step #9Pour over the sliced peaches while still hot. 6 min.
10 Little caramelized peach tarts : Photo of step #10Top with a ball or quenelle of vanilla ice cream and serve immediately. 5 min.

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
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
244722 gr307 gr126 gr
122 %8 %29 %19 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
1832 gr23 gr9 gr
9 %1 %2 %1 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
4073 gr51 gr21 gr
20 %1 %5 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories 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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