Spiced Anjeer & Honey Tarts

Prep: 25 min Cook: 20 min Yields: 4 Servings

Ingredients

For the tart- Maida -50
Butter - 75gms
Sugar -50gm
For the Filling-Anjeer (Dried Figs) - 2 cups
Cinnamon powder -1/2 tsp
Fennel seeds powder - 1/2 tsp
Cream - 250ml
Egg yolks - 2 no
Honey - 2 tbl spn

Method

  • For the Tart. Rub together maida, butter and sugar till sandy texture. Sprinkle just enough water to make into a dough. Cover with a damp cloth and keep in refrigerator for 15mins.
  • Take out the dough using dry maida and roll out thin (approx 3mm). Place this dough over tart moulds and press gently to cover the mould. Trim the sides for a neat shape. Prick with a toothpick or a fork. Now place these moulds in a pre heated oven at a temp of 180c for 5-8 mins. This is to just flash cook it. Remove and allow to cool completely.
  • For the Filling. Soak dried figs in hot water for half hour. Now drain the water completely and roughly chop up the figs. Whisk together cream, egg yolks, honey, cinnamon powder and fennel seeds powder. Add chopped figs to it.
  • Now pour the mixture into the half baked tarts and bake it at 180c for 15mins. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.
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