Puff Pastry Fruit Tartlets

Easy and quick to make these fruit tartlets make a great last minute dessert or tart for a picnic. You can try them with whatever fruit is seasonal at the time, apples, pears, plums, figs, mangoes all work well.

Preparation: 15 minutes

Cooking: 15 minutes

Ingredients

Tartlets

  • 400g puff pastry
  • 6 strawberries, stem removed and sliced lengthwise
  • 3 peaches, pitted and sliced
  • 4 tbsp caster sugar

To Serve

  • clotted or thick cream
  • or vanilla ice-cream

Method

  1. Tartlets: Roll the pastry out so that it is around .75mm thick. Cut the pastry with a 12cm ring into 6 rounds. Place the pastry rounds onto a lightly greased oven tray. Fan 3-4 slices of the peach on the 3 of the pastry rounds and then fan the strawberries out on the remaining ones. Sprinkle the sugar over the tartlets evenly. Leave the pastry to stand for 15 minutes before cooking.
  2. To Cook: Preheat an oven to 200°C. Place the pastry in the centre shelf of the preheated oven. Leave them to cook for 10-15 minutes until the pastry is golden and puffed up. Remove the tartlets from the oven and serve them hot or cold.
  3. To Serve: Serve the tartlets with cream or ice-cream.