Top 3 Crostata

A crostata is an Italian baked tart or PIE. Tarts of pastry with various fillings – fruit, nut, chocolate, cheese, cheese and vegetables.

1.Krostata with grapes.

For the dough:
2.5 cups flour
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
1/2 tablespoon salt
225 g of cold butter, cut into small pieces
1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons (if need be) cold water

For franzhipana (almond cream):
75 g softened butter
75 g of powdered sugar
1 egg
100 g almond flour (grind almonds)
4.5 cups of grapes (preferably seedless)
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon starch
1 teaspoon water
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 large egg yolk

Prepare the dough. In the bowl of a mixer, combine the flour, sugar and salt. Add the butter and whisk until fluffy crumbs. Pour in the water and beat on low speed until the dough begins to knit. If necessary, add more water. Blindly from the test drive, wrap it in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Heat the oven to 200C.
While the dough cools, prepare the cream. In a mixer, beat the butter and sugar until creamy mass. Beat the egg and beat until smooth. Enter the almond flour.
In a separate bowl, combine the grapes, sugar, starch, vanilla and water.
The dough, remove from the oven, divide into 2 parts. One roll in a circle. In the middle lay the cream, leaving the rim.
Put the cream on top of the grapes. Lay the edge of the dough. Coat the prepared pie with beaten egg yolk, sprinkle with sugar.
Bake for 35-45 minutes until golden brown. Serve with cream or ice cream.


2. Apple tarts with cheese.

Delicate shortbread dough, fragrant apples with cheese, delicate taste of ginger and slightly spicy aftertaste. Try it!


-Flour 1 cup (cup = 250 ml)
-1 tsp sugar
-a pinch of salt
-90 g cold butter
-1.5 tablespoons ice water
-1 egg yolk

-2 tbsp lemon juice
-3-4 apples
-2 tablespoons sugar
-1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
-15-20 grams of butter plates
To the top:
-3-4 slice of cheese
-a pinch of paprika
-a pinch of chili
-Form 24-26 (I took the form of 15 and 5 tartlets)
-baking paper

The form of grease and put a circle on the bottom of the parchment
In the flour add sugar and salt, chopped butter and mash with a fork
Add yolk and ice water and quickly knead the dough
Spread the dough on the forms and put into the freezer (can be removed first in the refrigerator for an hour, and then roll it out and put it between the film form)
Apples are cleaned and cut into slices, sprinkle with lemon juice
Put in the form
Sugar is mixed with ginger and sprinkle with apples
Top decomposed pieces of butter
Heat oven to 200
Bake for 30-40 minutes
It Get, spreads cheese and bake for another 8-10 minutes
Sprinkle paprika chili

3. Apple tarts.

For the dough:
-1 cup flour
-2 tablespoons sugar
-1/4 teaspoon salt
-110g cold butter, cut
-2 tablespoons ice water

For filling:
-750 g of apples (3 very large)
-1/4 teaspoon orange zest
-1/4 cup flour
-1/4 cup granulated sugar
-1/4 teaspoon salt
-1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
-1/8 teaspoon ground cloves or allspice
-4 tablespoons cold butter, cut

Dough. Flour, sugar and salt in a bowl pour a mixer or food processor. Mix. Add the butter and whisk 12-15 times until the consistency of loose crumbs. Continuing to whisk, pour cold water. Turn off the processor and place the dough on a cutting board. Porazminayte dough with hands, blind from his ball, then flatten the dough to the condition of the disc, wrap in plastic wrap and place in refrigerator for at least an hour.

Heat the oven to 230 degrees.

Sprinkle with flour and a rolling pin, roll the dough into a disk having a diameter of 28 cm. Put the disc on the tray.

For the filling, clean the apples, cut out the core and slice into thin slices. Mix them with the orange peel. Put apples in the center of the disc dough, leaving a side (about 4 cm).
Flour in a food processor, mix with sugar, salt, cinnamon and cloves (or allspice). Add the butter and whisk. Pour this mixture into a bowl and rub his hands up loose crumbs. This mixture generously sprinkle the apples. Fold the edges of the cake, to close the stuffing. I must get quite a perfect circle.

Tarts bake for 20-25 minutes until golden brown, apples should be soft and propechsya. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Enjoy your tea!

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