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Tropical Passion Fruit Tartlets

12 INGREDIENTS • 21 STEPS • 1HR 15MINS

Tropical Passion Fruit Tartlets

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With a rich buttery shortbread crust and an impossibly addictive passion fruit curd, your guests will be swooning over these little tarts!
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Garlic & Zest
Whether you hunger for healthy, fresh fare, or char-grilled "man-food", light sweets or decadent treats -- you'll find those here. Satisfying food.
http://www.garlicandzest.com
With a rich buttery shortbread crust and an impossibly addictive passion fruit curd, your guests will be swooning over these little tarts!
1HR 15MINS
Total Time
$1.56
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
12
us / metric
Kiwifruit
to taste
Kiwifruit
or Strawberries, Blueberries, Raspberries, or any fruit of choice
Large Egg
7
Salt
1 pinch
Unsalted Butter
2/3 cup
Cold Unsalted Butter, cut
Shortbread Tart Shell
Butter
2 sticks
Butter, room temperature
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
1/2 cup
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
Vanilla Powder
as needed
Vanilla Powder
or 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
242
Fat
9.4 g
Protein
2.2 g
Carbs
37.2 g
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Whether you hunger for healthy, fresh fare, or char-grilled "man-food", light sweets or decadent treats -- you'll find those here. Satisfying food.
http://www.garlicandzest.com

Author's Notes

For quicker tart shells - use a ready-made pie crust cut into rounds with a biscuit cutter and tamp them into place with your tamper.
Cooking InstructionsHide images
step 1
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (160 degrees C).
step 2
Spray a mini muffin tin with vegetable spray and set aside.
step 2 Spray a mini muffin tin with vegetable spray and set aside.
step 3
In a small bowl, mix together the All-Purpose Flour (2 cups), Kosher Salt (1 tsp) and Vanilla Powder (as needed). Set aside.
step 3 In a small bowl, mix together the All-Purpose Flour (2 cups), Kosher Salt (1 tsp) and Vanilla Powder (as needed). Set aside.
step 4
Add the Butter (2 sticks) to a large mixing bowl and beat on medium speed with electric mixer to a creamy consistency.
step 4 Add the Butter (2 sticks) to a large mixing bowl and beat on medium speed with electric mixer to a creamy consistency.
step 5
Add the Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1/2 cup) and beat for 1-2 minutes until pale yellow and fluffy.
step 5 Add the Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1/2 cup) and beat for 1-2 minutes until pale yellow and fluffy.
step 6
Add the flour to the butter mixture and beat on low speed until incorporated, scraping down sides of bowl as necessary.
step 6 Add the flour to the butter mixture and beat on low speed until incorporated, scraping down sides of bowl as necessary.
step 7
Scoop 1 level tablespoon of dough into each muffin tin. Use floured dough tamper, to tamp the dough into the muffin tin to form little shells. Refrigerate for 10-15 minutes until chilled.
step 7 Scoop 1 level tablespoon of dough into each muffin tin. Use floured dough tamper, to tamp the dough into the muffin tin to form little shells. Refrigerate for 10-15 minutes until chilled.
step 8
Bake for 10 minutes remove from oven and use your dough tamper again, to press the puffed dough down into the shell.
step 8 Bake for 10 minutes remove from oven and use your dough tamper again, to press the puffed dough down into the shell.
step 9
Bake another 5-8 minutes until golden brown. Allow the shortbread shells to cool in the pan.
step 9 Bake another 5-8 minutes until golden brown. Allow the shortbread shells to cool in the pan.
step 10
Carefully slide a very thin knife between the tart and the pan and remove the shortbread crusts. Cool to room temperature on a wire rack.
step 10 Carefully slide a very thin knife between the tart and the pan and remove the shortbread crusts. Cool to room temperature on a wire rack.
step 11
While waiting for the crusts to cool, make the passion fruit curd. Slice each Passion Fruits (6) in half.
step 11 While waiting for the crusts to cool, make the passion fruit curd. Slice each Passion Fruits (6) in half.
step 12
Scoop the pulp into a blender. On low speed, pulse the blender to separate the seeds from their gelatinous membrane, but not enough to puree the seeds.
step 12 Scoop the pulp into a blender. On low speed, pulse the blender to separate the seeds from their gelatinous membrane, but not enough to puree the seeds.
step 13
Rest a fine mesh sieve over a small bowl and pour the passion fruit into the sieve. Use the back of a spoon to press out the juice, stirring and pressing several times, until you're just left with pulp and seeds in the sieve.
step 13 Rest a fine mesh sieve over a small bowl and pour the passion fruit into the sieve. Use the back of a spoon to press out the juice, stirring and pressing several times, until you're just left with pulp and seeds in the sieve.
step 14
Discard pulp and seeds. You should have about 1/2 cup of passion fruit juice.
step 14 Discard pulp and seeds. You should have about 1/2 cup of passion fruit juice.
step 15
In a small saucepan, combine the Farmhouse Eggs® Large Brown Eggs (7), passion fruit juice and Granulated Sugar (1 cup). Stir constantly over medium heat until the sugar dissolves and the sauce thickens enough to coat the back of a spoon.
step 15 In a small saucepan, combine the Farmhouse Eggs® Large Brown Eggs (7), passion fruit juice and Granulated Sugar (1 cup). Stir constantly over medium heat until the sugar dissolves and the sauce thickens enough to coat the back of a spoon.
step 16
Remove from heat. Add Salt (1 pinch) and Unsalted Butter (2/3 cup), one chunk at a time, stirring after each addition until the butter melts.
step 16 Remove from heat. Add Salt (1 pinch) and Unsalted Butter (2/3 cup), one chunk at a time, stirring after each addition until the butter melts.
step 17
Place a clean sieve or fine mesh strainer over a small bowl and pour the curd into the strainer. Stir the curd, pushing gently through the sieve (you're removing any egg solids from the curd by straining a second time -- and ensuring a silky smooth texture).
step 17 Place a clean sieve or fine mesh strainer over a small bowl and pour the curd into the strainer. Stir the curd, pushing gently through the sieve (you're removing any egg solids from the curd by straining a second time -- and ensuring a silky smooth texture).
step 18
Transfer curd to a bowl or pipe.
step 18 Transfer curd to a bowl or pipe.
step 19
When shells are at room temperature, pipe or spoon the passion fruit curd into the shortbread shells.
step 19 When shells are at room temperature, pipe or spoon the passion fruit curd into the shortbread shells.
step 20
Top with Kiwifruit (to taste) and Fresh Mint Leaves (to taste) for garnish.
step 20 Top with Kiwifruit (to taste) and Fresh Mint Leaves (to taste) for garnish.
step 21
Cover loosely with plastic wrap until ready to serve. Best if served the same day.
step 21 Cover loosely with plastic wrap until ready to serve. Best if served the same day.
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American
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Vegetarian
Dessert
Summer
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