Crostata ( Italian Tart )


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Why I Love This Recipe

These are a great alternative to pie, you can either make 2 large crostatas with this recipe or 6 individual crostata-lettes. In the picture, I had made a double batch of Pâte Brisée and filled them with Strawberry, Black Current, Raspberry and a Pastry Cream topped with Mandarin oranges.


Ingredients You'll Need

1 recipe - Pâte Brisée
1 1/2 cup of your choice of whole fruit preserves. (Divided, or 3/4 cup of 2 preserves)
1 tsp lemon juice.

Egg wash:
1 egg
1/2 tsp water, for egg wash

Sanding sugar


Directions

Make your Pâte Brisée and chill as directed.


Remove and either cut in 2 or 6 equal portions.


On a floured surface, gently work the dough into an 11 inch circle.


Mix Lemon Juice with Whole fruit preserves;


Using 3/4 cup per crostata, spread filling to within 1 inch of the edge with an offset icing spatula.


Begin folding the edges over the filling, pleating the dough as necessary.


Move to a parchment lined baking sheet.


Bake for 10 minutes in a 400 degree oven.


Remove and brush with egg wash; then sprinkle with sanding sugar.


Return to oven and bake another 15 minutes or until crust is golden brown.


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