Summer pudding: Strawberry, Ricotta, Lemon and Cream Tart Recipe

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Will the sun on with this summer strawberry tart...

Strawberry, Ricotta, Lemon and Cream Tart
Wimbledon has everyone reaching for the strawberries. But why just cover them in cream, when you could put them in a zingy ricotta and lemon tart? Delicious.

Stick on the tennis, and enjoy a massive slice.

INGREDIENTS

  • For the pastry:
  • 100g cold butter
  • 175g plain flour
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • A little cold water
  • For filling the tart:
  • 200ml double cream
  • 250g tub of ricotta
  • Zest of a lemon
  • 2 tbps ground cinnamon
  • 250g Sweet Eve strawberries

METHOD

Rub the cold butter into the sifted flour till it resembles fine breadcrumbs. Mix in the sugar and the egg, adding just enough cold water to create a dough, but no more.

Roll the pastry and use it to line a 20 cm tart tin which has been greased with a little extra butter. Prick the base of the tart with a fork. Place the tart tin in the fridge for 30 minutes.

In a roomy bowl whisk the fresh cream till it forms soft peaks. Add the ricotta, lemon zest and cinnamon and mix well.

Pre-heat the oven to 180°C. Bake the pastry tart case for 20-25 minutes, till crisp and golden. Cool on a wire rack.

When you are ready to serve the tart, spoon the ricotta and cream mixture evenly across the tart base. Decorate the top of the tart with strawberries and dust with icing sugar if you like.


PREP TIME

30 minutes

COOK TIME

25 minutes

NUTRITION INFORMATION

Each serving contains: 484 Calories, 7g Sugar, 38g Fat, 23g Saturates, 0.4g Salt



Recipe from sweetevestrawberry.co.uk

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