There jam tart it’s a great Classic between homemade sweets: a soft shell of Shortcrust pastry stuffed with a layer of Marmalade (typically of Apricots) and decorated with a weave of Shortcrust pastry strips. A prescription Simple and Genuine to taste both a Breakfast that a Snack. Prepare it with the jam you like best, even better if Home made! My favourite? The one with jam from Oranges!
Prepare the jam tart is a lot Easy yet the recipe hides some small pitfalls that I will help you to overcome! There SHORT PASTRY it must be Crumbly but Soft, must merge with the jam. The the secret is the Yeast which makes the pastry softer. Not to be overlooked too the amount of jamyou must not overdo it, the layer must be Thin. When to the COOKINGit is preferable to bake the tart in Ventilated Oven to obtain cooking Perfect and homogeneous. Follow these few and simple tips and you will prepare a jam tart really Very good!
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Jam tart (Soft): the perfect recipe!
Portions: 8 Portions
Ingredients for a 22 cm mold:
- 300 gr flour 00
- 150 gr butter
- 100 gr sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 egg + 1 yolk
- 1 socket salt
- 400 gr marmalade (apricots, oranges, berries …)
How to make jam tart
Prepare the shortcrust pastrywrap it in plastic wrap and put it away in the fridge for 30 minutes.
After this time, take the shortcrust pastry and roll it out with a rolling pin until a sheet of a few millimeters is obtained. Roll the pastry on the rolling pin and unroll it on the greased and floured pan. If you use the attacking SPRAY it will not be necessary to flour.
Make the pastry adhere to the pan and then pass the rolling pin on the edges to remove the excess pastry. Prick the bottom with the tines of the fork.
Pour the jam into the mold and level with a spoon.
Roll out the remaining shortcrust pastry and make 8-10 strips 1 cm wide.
NOTE: if it is summer, before making the strips I suggest you place the pastry on a sheet of parchment paper and put it in Freezer for about 10 minutes. If the pastry is cold it will be easier to both cut the straight strips and put them on the tart!
To decorate the tart you can place it first 4 strips and then lay it down other 4 above diagonally.
But if you want you can too create the WOVEN, here’s how! Place 4 strips on the tart.
Lift 2 and 4 …
Lay a strip horizontally …
Lower strips 2 and 4 and raise strips 1 and 3. Start over.
When all the strips are in place …
press with your fingers on the edge of the pan to seal the strips and eliminate the excess pastry.
Bake the tart in ventilated oven preheated a 180 ° for about 25 minutes, middle oven shelf. Remove from the oven and let cool before removing from the mold.
When the tart is cold, remove it from the mold and put it in the fridge for about 30 minutes to harden the jam.
Your jam tart is ready to taste!
Stored at room temperature it keeps well for several days.