Strawberry Verveine Tart


Strawberry Verveine Tart
This tart has a crisp sweetcrust pastry case filled with verveine-flavoured cream and, of course, strawberries.
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Last modified on: June 9th 2014

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Time required for this recipe:
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 25 min.
Strawberry Verveine Tart
Line the tart mould or tin with 300 g Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée) and bake "blind".

Stage 2 - 7 min.
Strawberry Verveine Tart
Coat the inside with white chocolate. This is not essential, but helps to keep the pastry crisp for longer.


Stage 4 - 20 min.
Strawberry Verveine Tart
Prepare the confectioner's custard (crème pâtissière, or french pastry cream).

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Strawberry Verveine Tart
When the custard has cooled, beat in 2 tablespoons verveine liqueur using a whisk.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
Strawberry Verveine Tart
Tip the chantilly cream into the custard...

Stage 7 - 3 min.
Strawberry Verveine Tart
... and fold in gently with a soft spatula to make a light cream.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
Strawberry Verveine Tart
Spread the cream in the bottom of the tart case (use a forcing bag if possible to make this easier).

Stage 9 - 10 min.
Strawberry Verveine Tart
Then top with strawberries, pressing them a little way into the cream to hold them in place.

Keep in the fridge, but leave at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving.
Remarks
Verveine liqueur is made with lemon verbena. For a non-alcoholic version, you can flavour the confectioner's custard by leaving the fresh herb to infuse in the milk.
Keeping
A few hours in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
19,956 Kcal or 83,552 Kj429 gr2,067 gr1,500 gr
998 %165 %195 %227 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,268 Kcal or 9,496 Kj49 gr235 gr170 gr
113 %19 %22 %26 %
Per tart
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
19,956 Kcal or 83,552 Kj429 gr2,067 gr1,500 gr
998 %165 %195 %227 %
% 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Gluten, Milk, Egg, Nuts
How much will it cost?
  • For 1 tart : 6.31 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée)Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: How to bake blind , Lemon and grated apple tart, How to roll out pastry for a tart, Hazelnut and chocolate biscuits, Apricot and almond cream tart, ... All
Confectioner's custard (Crème pâtissière, or French pastry cream)Confectioner's custard (Crème pâtissière, or French pastry cream): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Raisin breads (pains aux raisins), St Tropez tart, Saint Honoré cake, Millefeuille, Pistachio cream, ... All
Chantilly creamChantilly cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Strawberries in a thyme and lemon-flavoured red wine reduction, Diplomat cream, St Tropez tart, Quick Strawberry Millefeuille, Belle-helene in a glass, ... All
Verveine liqueurVerveine liqueur: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Verbena flan, ... All
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