Cheese tart


Cheese tart
This is a very simple recipe for a "Pontarlier" style cheese tart that allows you to prepare a number at the same time. They freeze very well, so you can easily stock up for later.
60,9034.3/5 for 11 ratings
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Last modified on: February 3rd 2013

For 5 tarts, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 5 tarts 10 tarts 15 tarts

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
50 min.4 hours20 min.5 hours 10 min.
Keeping: A few hours once cooked, otherwise several weeks in the freezer.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Cheese tart : Photo of step #1
Put into a food-processor bowl: 500 g flour, 1 egg, 50 g olive oil, 20 g yeast, 10 g salt, 100 g Soured dough and 270 ml water.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
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Start on slow speed and knead for 10 minutes.

Stage 3 - 1 hour 30 min.
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After this time, turn the dough out onto a floured worktop, roll into a ball and put into a bowl.

Cover with a sheet of plastic and leave to rest for 1 hour 30 minutes.

Stage 4 - 10 min.
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After this time, divide the dough into 160 g pieces.

Stage 5 - 30 min.
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Roll each piece into a ball, cover them all with a sheet of plastic and leave to rest for 30 minutes.

Stage 6 - 10 min.
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Roll out each ball with a rolling pin into a circle the same size as your tart case or mould (approx. 26 cm or 10 inches approx).

Stage 7 - 5 min.
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Place the circle of dough into the case.

Stage 8 - 2 hours
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Do this with all the cases, then cover with plastic sheets and leave to rest for 2 hours.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
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Preheat the oven to 410°F (210°C).

Mix 270 g cream, 270 g grated cheese and 60 ml dry white wine in a bowl then pepper generously.

Stage 10 - 5 min.
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Spread a layer of filling in each case. You should allow about 130 g per tart.

Stage 11 - 20 min.
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Bake for around 20 to 25 minutes, watching for colouration. It is important not to overcook the tarts, otherwise they will dry out.

Remarks

Disposable aluminium cases are practical for this recipe as they allow for easy cooking and freezing.

You may well have some dough left over. If so, weigh out 100 g portions, wrap in plastic film and freeze to use as soured dough later.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
4,214 Kcal or 17,643 Kj131 gr451 gr210 gr
211 %51 %43 %32 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
263 Kcal or 1,101 Kj8 gr28 gr13 gr
13 %3 %3 %2 %
Per tarts
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
843 Kcal or 3,529 Kj26 gr90 gr42 gr
42 %10 %9 %6 %
% 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.

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