Simple rhubarb tart

Simple rhubarb tart


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About this recipe: This rhubarb tart is a simple seasonal dessert. Here we make our own shortcut pastry but you can, of course, buy it already made.

TheFlexitarian London, England, UK

Makes: 1 rhubarb tart

  • 200g plain flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 110g butter, room temperature
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons water
  • 400g rhubarb
  • 2 eggs
  • 250ml single cream
  • 200g sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 C / Gas 6.
  2. Make the shortcut pastry by mixing the flour, salt and 2 tablespoons of sugar. Add butter cut into small cubes and mix by hand or food processor on pulse setting until you get a mixture that resembles breadcrumbs. Add water one tablespoon at a time until mixture comes together as a ball.
  3. Roll out the pastry and place in a 23cm loose bottomed tart tin. Prick the pastry all over with a fork.
  4. Cut the rhubarb into small cubes and spread on top of the pastry.
  5. Mix eggs, cream, 200g sugar and vanilla together. Pour carefully over the rhubarb in the prepared tart case.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes or until pastry and filling are golden and firm to the touch. Let cool completely before serving.

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I give 6 stars.the tart is simple, easy to make and delicious. I added a bit less sugar and the acid taste is just killing!!!The best rhubarb tart ever!!! - 02 May 2015

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