How to glaze a tart

Step by step recipe:

  1. 1 min.How to glaze a tart  : Photo of step #1
    Prepare the amount that you need. For a normal tart, use two rounded tablespoonsful of jam, and put in a cup.
  2. 1 min.How to glaze a tart  : Photo of step #2
    Add a tablespoon of sugar syrup or water, and melt in microwave oven (not too high) or in a bain-marie.
  3. 5 min.How to glaze a tart  : Photo of step #3
    Apply a thin layer of hot apricot glaze with a brush, all over the top of the tart (here a pear and almond cream tart).

    The layer must be thin, because the glaze should not be noticeable in the mouth: the taste comes from your tart, not from the glaze.
  4. How to glaze a tart  : Photo of step #4
    If the glaze cools while you are working and starts to solidify, heat again and resume. Your beautiful tart is ready...
  5. How to glaze a tart  : Photo of step #5
    ...to be serve to your guests.
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    To compare with usual tart.

Remarks:

If you find in some bad bakery tarts with a thick (enormous!) layer of glaze (some 3 or 4 mm), you are probably in the shop of a rogue who is trying to cheat on the weight of his tart: leave the place quickly.

Source:

Home made

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