Fig Tartlets with Ricotta Cheese and Pine Nuts
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Savory tartlets made with ricotta and pine nuts - adapted from Down Under Blog.
Ingredients
For The Filling
  • ¼ cup (110g) ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 4 cup (40g caster sugar) (Snippet's Notes: I just take regular sugar and run it through the blender to make it fine)
  • Handful of pine nuts
  • 3 figs, halved
For the crust:
  • 1¾ cup (250g) flour
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 1 stick (125g) butter at room temperature and diced
  • 1 pinch of salt
Instructions
  1. Prepare the short crust pastry and let it rest for an hour in the fridge.
  2. Preheat oven to 400°F. Roll out pastry on dusted flour surface and press into tart pans.
  3. Prick the bottom of the pastry.
  4. In a bowl mix together egg, ricotta and sugar.
  5. Add pine nuts and stir.
  6. Pour equally batter in tart pans (3/4 filled).
  7. Top with a half fig. Bake for 30 minutes or until nicely golden on top.
  8. Remove from oven, turn out from tart pan and let cool on a wire rack.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/fig-tartlets-and-a-photo-tour-of-yvoire-switzerland/