You will need
- For sweet tartlets:
- Flour — 1.5 cups;
- Egg — 1 piece;
- Butter — 100 grams;
- Sugar — 2 tablespoons.
- For savoury tartlets:
- Flour — 300 grams;
- Butter — 200 grams;
- The yolks of eggs — 3 pieces.
- For tartlets of puff pastry:
- Flour - 3 cups;
- Margarine - 200 grams;
- Sour cream - 200 grams.
To prepare the dough for the tartlets , you will need to mix all the necessary ingredients. Butter or margarine in advance to warm up. Next, you knead the dough, roll it into a ball and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Chilled dough roll out and cut out circles with a thickness of 0.5 cm. Circles can be cut with glass. The diameter of the circles should be 2 inches more than the molds for baking.
Put the dough into molds, if the edges overhang a bit, then bend them inward.
In each mold, on top of the dough, put a piece of foil. On top you need to pour the cargo (beans, peas, rice or other), to ensure that the dough did not rise.
Bake the dough in the oven for 10 minutes at 200 degrees. Then remove the foil and bake until Golden color.
When the tart has cooled, you can fill them with stuffing.
To prepare the tartlets with unusual shapes (leaves, envelopes, etc.) perfect puff pastry. To puff pastry turned out figure cakes should be cut with a knife of dough forms (e.g., leaves), the edges to grease with egg yolk and place in oven on baking sheet at 180 degrees until Golden color. While the tartlets have cooled, it is necessary to remove the dough from the middle, thereby to make room for the filling.
The most convenient for baking tartlets silicone mould. They do not need grease. After baking in such forms, the finished baskets can be easily separated from the edges.