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Best way of making multiple tarts when you only have one tart pan?

Hi, I have one round tart pan but for an upcoming party want to make three tarts. As I don't want to buy two additional pans, what's the best way to get the cooked tart off the pan base so that I can reuse it? Parchment? Grease the heck out of it? Thanks!!

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asked about 2 years ago
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added about 2 years ago

I'm a very big fan of parchment for situations just like this. Foil could also work nicely.

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em-i-lis

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added about 2 years ago

Thank you SeaJambon. I like the idea of parchment but would then just pull the parchment gently off the bottom of the tart so you've got the base back and a parchment-free tart? My brain is not working today!

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added about 2 years ago

Easy! Just use Amanda's great tip for dividing a baking ship using a folded strip of foil.
http://food52.com/blog...
You could divide a baking sheet into as many different "tarts" as you like.

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added about 2 years ago

Baking "ship"?! Hate auto-correct! I meant, of course, baking "sheet."

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em-i-lis

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added about 2 years ago

:) great tip. thanks!

P1291120
added about 2 years ago

Yes, just (gently) peel away the parchment.

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em-i-lis

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added about 2 years ago

SeaJambon, the parchment and peeling worked like a charm! Perfection!! Many thanks!

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boulangere

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added about 2 years ago

This sounds like a math story problem ;0)

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em-i-lis

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added about 2 years ago

it sure does, and i was NEVER good at those. :)

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boulangere

Cynthia is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

added about 2 years ago

My palms started to sweat just reading your question.

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added about 2 years ago

What about making galettes instead of tarts, they are free form so you don't need a pan

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