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.Strawberry Vanilla Tart (Gluten and Wheat Free).



A couple of days ago we decided to go to the nearby park for a picnic. The day was really warm and we didn't feel like sitting at home, so we prepared our dinner and took it with us. The menu this time was Banh Mi sandwiches (get the recipe for our favorite meal here), strawberry tart and rosé champagne. There is no better way to enjoy a lazy summer evening in my opinion! 


STRAWBERRY AND VANILLA TART RECIPE

for the crust:
1 dl corn flour
1 dl rice flour
0.5 dl coconut flour
0.5 dl corn starch
50 g butter (room temperature)
1 dl sugar
1 egg
pinch of salt

for the filling:
3 dl double cream
2 eggs
1 dl + 1 Tbsp sugar
2 tsp vanilla essence
1 dl corn starch

500 g 300 g fresh strawberries (I ate the rest while preparing the tart, ha-ha!)


Preheat your oven to 180 degrees Celcius. Grease your pie form with a spoonful of butter. (Mine has 27 cm diameter.) 

Put the flours, the butter and the sugar into a food processor and process until it resembles fine bread crumbs. Add more butter if it feels too grainy. Add the egg and salt and process until the dough starts to come together. Press the dough into the pie form starting from the edges and working your way to the center. Put the crust into the oven and bake for about 10 minutes or until it starts to get some color. Take the crust out of the oven and reduce the temperature to 160 degrees Celcius.

While the crust is baking prepare the filling. Warm the cream in a small sauce pan. Add 1 tablespoon of sugar to it; this will prevent the cream from sticking in the bottom of the sauce pan. Bring the cream to simmer and take off the heat. In another bowl whisk together the eggs and the rest of the sugar until airy and fluffy and starts to form soft peaks. Add the corn starch and vanilla, and whisk until well combined. Gradually pour the warm cream into the mixture while whisking at the same time.

Pour the filling over the pie crust and put back into the oven. Bake for another 35-45 minutes or until the filling has set. Let the pie cool for a while, and decorate with the fresh strawberries. Serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream. Yummy!


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