The Musette: spiced caramel tart

I’m going to cheat for Meals Monday at my blog.

Sheree over at posted a magnificent Spiced Caramel Tart recipe. Give it a look and a try. 🙂

She also does some amazing photography posts on top of her recipe posts.

View from the Back

During the summer months we like inviting friends round for lazy Sunday lunches. You could call it a picnic on the terrace except that I can serve dishes I wouldn’t necessarily take to an extenal picnic, largely because of logistics. In keeping with the warm temperatures, I like to offer a selection of cold appetisers, main courses and desserts most of which can easily be prepared in advance, particularly the day before.

This spiced caramel tart recipe is simple to make, but the beautiful just-set texture of the filling elevates it to showstopper status. It looks innocent enough but really packs a flavour punch. Be sure to properly caramelise the sugar to achieve the required rich, deep and nutty flavour.

Ingredients (serves 10)

Sweet shortcrust pastry

  • 300g (2 3/4 cups) all purpose flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 200g (2 sticks, less 1 tbsp) ice-cold, unsalted butter
  • 100g (1/2 cup) granulated…

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2 thoughts on “The Musette: spiced caramel tart

    1. Silk Cords Post author

      You can thank Sheree for this one. 🙂

      I’ve been cooking long enough that I can tell a winner just by the ingredients list, and I’m pretty sure this one is going into my personal, frequently used recipes binder.

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