Tuesday, June 10, 2008

TWD: La Palette's Strawberry Tart


This week's recipe was chosen by Marie of A Year from Oak Cottage, and BLESS her heart for choosing something so simple! It was my "weekend off" from the kitchen after sort of over-doing it last week, so I was trying to do as little as possible. As an added bonus, the second time seemed to be the charm with the sweet dough. It had a completely different texture this time around, and I think I was a lot closer to what it is meant to be. I cut down the recipe and made two mini tartletts out of it.

This was simple to put together and I used the "forest berry" preserves that I got for Dorie's Perfect Party Cake, which I will be making later on tonight. I had 4 pounds of strawberries, so I was happy to have a place to put them! The dough is certainly not a soft dough, but was very good. Overall it was a delicious end to the weekend. Check out the other Tuesdays with Dorie bakers here.

17 comments:

  1. Beautiful! Let us know how the perfect party cake goes!

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  2. Yum yum yum! The preserves look heavenly on your tart!

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  3. Wow, that looks great! What a great idea making mini tarts, I think I might do that next time.

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  4. Yum! Forest berry--I'll have to remember that! Nice job, and good luck with the cake!

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  5. Yeah- post a picture of the perfect party cake! I have been wanting to make that! Just waiting for an excuse.

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  6. Those preserves look like they would be great by themselves.

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  7. FOUR POUNDS of berries? Quit bragging! ;)

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  8. yum! The preserves look so tasty with the berries!

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  9. What a pretty tart! It looks great with the jam! I hope you like the party cake- I thought it was fabulous!

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  10. Yum and I love the preserves! Hope the party cake comes out great!

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  11. Wow! That jam looks absolutely delicious!

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  12. I love that it's overflowing with berries!

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  13. looks great! those are the same preserves i used the dorie's perfect party cake too :)

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