Sweet Eve strawberry, ricotta, lemon and cream tart

Posted on: 16 July 2013 by 50connect editorial

Sweet juicy and plump - strawberries are a quintessentially British summer fruit. Try this delicious and simple tart recipe.

Sweet Eve strawberry, ricotta, lemon and cream tart

Enjoy this delectably, summery strawberry treat. Light, refreshing, easy-to-make (under one hour) and packed full of seasonal ingredients. This sweet treat is guaranteed to please. 

 

Serves 6
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes

 
 

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
 
 

What to do

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 Sweet Eve strawberries.

For more recipes like this visit sweetevestrawberry.co.uk

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