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Italian Berry Crostata adapted from Feast Summer Entertaining Series part 1



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Italian Berry Crostata

  • 160 g raw sugar
  • 200 g plain flour
  • 150 g unsalted butter, chilled, cut into cubes
  • 100 g sour cream
  • 250 g strawberries, hulled
  • 125 g raspberries
  • 30 g cornflour
  • 1 pinch ground cardamom
  • 1 egg yolk, beaten
  • 200 g thickened cream (chilled), for serving
  • 250 g blue berries
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
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Recipe's preparation

    Italian Berry Crostata
  1. Preheat oven to 200 C

    2. Mill sugar 5 secs speed 7; leave 50 g in bowl of TM & reserve the rest for later.

    3. Add  flour & butter to bowl; mix 5 seconds speed 6 until crumbly.

    4. Add sour cream, mix on Interval speed approximately 15 -20 seconds until mixture just comes together. Shape into a disc, place in plastic bag and refrigerate for 20 mins.

    5. Place berries, 100g sugar,  cornflour & cardamom into unwashed bowl; mix gently until combined approximately 5 seconds, Reverse, speed 2

    6. Roll out chilled dough between 2 layers of baking paper until approx 40 cm diameter. Pile berries into the centre, leaving an 8 cm border around edge. Gently fold in the edge of the pastry to partly cover the berries. Brush the pastry with beaten egg & sprinkle with remaining sugar.

    7. Carefully slide the crostata, with the baking paper, onto the preheated oven tray  & place into the oven. Bake approx 1 hour unti pastry is golden & crisp.

    8. Drizzle with cream to serve 


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  • This was devine!!! I will be

    Submitted by Jess on 11. December 2012 - 09:42.

    This was devine!!! I will be making this over Xmas for sure! Party

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  • You have to try this tart -

    Submitted by Anthea BB on 11. December 2012 - 08:47.

    You have to try this tart - it is fantastic!!  The pastry is to die for and the sourness of the berries is so refreshing - definitely making this one over and over again!


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