Gooseberry-almond tartelettes

November 3, 2013
Gooseberry-almond tartelettes

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 75g low-fat quark (curd cheese, cottage cheese okay)
  • 3 tablespoons colza oil
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 150g Almond paste, diced/grated
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 drops almond extract
  • 6 tablespoons white chocolate chips
  • 400g gooseberries
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. For the dough: In an electric mixer, stir together quark/cheese, oil and egg yolk. In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt and baking powder, then stir into the curd cheese mixture. Mix with the mixer first but then knead by hand. Grease and flour 6 small pie plates.
  2. Preheat oven on 350F Whisk together almond paste, egg white, sugar and almond extract. Add the chocolate chips.
  3. Roll out the dough, cut 6 dough rounds then move onto the pie plates. Pour some almond paste mixture in the middle of each tartelette then place several gooseberries on top. Press gently. Bake for 20-25 minutes.

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