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Strawberry Tart – Danish Style

Oh it’s Summer and it’s Strawberry Season

So how did this Strawberry Tart Recipe come about? Well you know me, always a story!

Again last week I had the pleasure to live and breathe a Danish lifestyle! Not just a business trip, now a trip to visit colleagues and above all friends. I get the privilege of staying in a Danish home – not just another hotel room. And I get the whole #hygee experience! Have you been to Denmark before ? Maybe check out My second home post to find out a little more 

And while I work I get to taste some amazing home cooked Danish recipes! Not just the ‘restaurant style’ where you could be anywhere in the world, but the real authentic stuff!

I am also able to eat lunch with my colleagues in our company dining room. I simply can’t call it a canteen as it’s so so much more. Jette, a beautiful lady inside and out, also happens to be the most amazing cook. Spoiling us all with delightful healthy home cooked Danish fare. And this time I had customers with me in the boardroom which means Jette makes an afternoon dessert for us all! I think I die and go to heaven every time 😀

However this time (I’ve been visiting Denmark for 26 years – visiting frequently every year – shit do the maths). I have to say the dessert was truly wonderful. Danish strawberries on the most delightful and interesting base, including marzipan. I’ve never tasted anything like it. So very very kindly Jette gave me her recipe – so here it is ‘ ‘Jette’s Strawberry Tart’ and not just any ordinary Strawberry dessert……

Strawberry Tart

 

Please please try it 🙏🙏🙏 I promise it’s amazing. It’s easy but it does take a little while as there are quite a few different layers. I found that I dd lots of other jobs between constructing it!

If (when) you do make it then please let’s see your pics and have your comments! Both Jette and I would be so happy!

So make hay while the sun shines and while we have wonderful summer strawberries!!

If you like this then I think you’ll also like our Strawberry & white chocolate shortcake

Do you have and favourite strawberry dessert recipes?

Let me know what you think to this Strawberry Tart and if you like it?

(Oh and I used this –

Flutter Tart Tin (loose bottomed).  I used this one as I think it gives the perfect combination of base to filling!

Rectangular Fluted Tart Mould with Loose Base,36 x 10 x 2,7cm

However you can also use a round tart tine! I guess that’s more traditional – approx 9″ or 23cm diameter should do it

Thanks Cx 🇩🇰🇩🇰🇩🇰🍓🍓🍓

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Ingredients

Shortcake Base

  • 150g Plain Flour
  • 100g Butter, soft
  • 50g Caster Sugar
  • 1/2 Egg

 

Filling 

  • 100g Butter, soft
  • 100g Caster Sugar
  • 100g Marzipan, grated
  • 1/2 Egg

 

Chocolate Layer 

  • 100g Plain Chocolate

 

Cream Layer 

  • 200ml Duble Cream
  • 100ml Custard

 

Decoration

  • 500g Strawberries
  • Drizzle Maple syrup (Optional)

Preparation Method

  1. Shortcake Base  – Mix all the ingredients together and pull into a dough
  2. Refrigerate for 1 hour
  3. Filling –Cream the butter and the sugars until pale and fluffy, add the grated marzipan and 1/2 the egg, mix
  4. Preheat the oven to 200c/400F/Gas6
  5. Remove the dough from the fridge and roll to fit the base, you can use your fingers too if you prefer
  6. On top of the base, spread the marzipan, butter, sugar mix
  7. Place in the oven and  bake for 20-25 minutes
  8. Once baked remove and leave to cool in the tin
  9. Melt the chocolate in a small bowl over a pan of hot water and spread on the cold base – remove from then tin and place on a nice plate
  10. Cream Whisk the double cream until thick and firm, then stir through the custard
  11. Place the custard cream mix onto of the chocolate
  12. Finally decorate with the strawberries and drizzle with maple syrup if you like
  13. Chill until required, remove from the tin and serve

Comments

Rebecca - Glutarama says:
I really need to get me one of these gorgeous tins....all your bakes look sooooo good and you're definitely on a role with tarts atm - promise I will give this a go...as soon as i get me one of those tins (good excuse huh!)
Hannah knott says:
Loved making this, and loved eating it even more. Such a tasty dessert perfect for summer!
    Clare x says:
    Oh thanks hun! First to make it!! xxx :-)
Jo Allison / Jo's Kitchen Larder says:
Wow! What a gorgeous tart! So many delicate layers of deliciousness! I say definitely worth a little bit of extra effort! :) Thank you for sharing with #BakingCrumbs :)
Jenny Walters says:
Wowsers, what a beautiful slice! A real celebration of strawberries and the flavour combos are to die for! Well done you for saving the recipe for posterity! Thank you so much for sharing with #BakingCrumbs
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Susan says:
Oh so good love marzipan and strawberries 🍓. But next day tasted so much nicer . Will be having this again Clare 🍓🍓🍓🍓🍓
    Clare x says:
    Great to hear!! xx