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Blood Orange Tart

15 Apr


As summer approaches there’s nothing better than the citrusy flavour of blood oranges, that tart flavour is gorgeously refreshing and beautiful on a summers evening. Here’s how:

What you need:
200g caster sugar
3 blood oranges, juiced and zested
3 blood oranges, sliced
1 tbs orange blossom water
2 free range eggs
6 egg yolks
200g butter
25cm blind baked short crust pastry tart(cheat and buy one from the supermarket or make your own)
1tbsp Demerara sugar

What you do:
1) Pre-heat the oven to 180C.
2) Whisk the sugar, juice, zest, orange blossom water, eggs and egg yolks until combined.
3) Add in the butter and let it simmer over a Bain-Marie.
4) Stir for 10-15 minutes until the mixture combines and thickens.
5) Port the mixture into the baked tart and cover with cling film to stop a skin from forming.
6) Once the tart is cool, arrange the sliced oranges over the top.
7) Sprinkle over the Demerara sugar, using a cooks blowtorch blaze the sugared oranges on the top to form a caramelised glaze.
8) Serve with double cream.

Enjoy and keep it delicious!

Love Heart Nutella Tart

6 Feb


Valentines day is only a hop, skip and a jump away, and what’s more romantic then nutella, cream and strawberries? Here is the perfect dessert to have your beau eating out the palm of your hand 😉 plus, it’s so easy, so delicious and so perfect!

What you need:
Whipped cream
Ready roll puff pastry

What you do:
1) Pre-heat the oven to 200 C and line a flat baking sheet with parchment paper.
2) Roll out the puff pastry, using a heart shaped cutter, cut out as many yummy hearts as possible…maybe even different sizes.
3) Keeping a half a centimetre gap from the edge of each heart, layer on the strawberries and trickle on some nutella, then dash on some nuts.
4) Brush the edges of the pastry with some egg to get a crispy and deliciously golden edge.
5) Pop into the oven and bake for 20minutes or until golden brown and flaky.
6) Let it cool for 2 minutes, place on a plate dust with icing sugar and top with a swirl of whipped cream.
7) enjoy 😉

Trust me the hot nutella with the juicy strawberries and the cold whipped cream is a winning combination every time but it’s an extra special treat on valentines day!

Keep it delicious!