Fresh Cherry Tart

Fresh Cherry Tart

Fresh Cherry TartIngredients

For the crust

  • 175g Plain flour
  • 80g Caster Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Almond meal (it’s ground almond)
  • 125g Unsalted Butter
  • Pinch of salt

For the filling

  • 170ml Single cream
  • 2tsp Vanilla essence
  • 2 Eggs
  • 4tbsp Caster Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Plain flour
  • 450g Fresh Cherries (pitted)

 Fresh Cherry Tart

Fresh Cherry Tart

Method

For the crust

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C. Have a 24cm/10-inch round loose-bottomed tart pan ready.
  • Stir together the butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl. Then, add the flour and salt and mix well to make a soft dough.
  • Transfer the dough to the pan and press evenly into the base and sides with your floured fingertips.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, until the base begins to brown.
  • Remove from the oven and sprinkle the almond meal over the base.

Fresh Cherry Tart

For the filling

  • Whisk together the cream, eggs, vanilla and sugar. Now add the flour and whisk until well mixed.
  • Arrange the cherries over the pastry base and slowly pour the cream filling evenly over the cherries.
  • Return the tart to the oven and bake for 40-50 minutes, until the filling seems firm.
  • Leave to cool on a wire rack and dust some icing sugar through a sieve.

Serve this delicious Fresh Cherry Tart with cream or ice cream.


 



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