BERRIES: Berry tartlets

Berry tartlets
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
17 mins
 
I like to bake the puff pastry separately of the berries, so the pastry remains crispy. Because the pastry puffs up evenly when cooked without filling, you need to make a divot in the middle to hold the berry quick jam.
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 3
Ingredients
  • 1 cup mixed fresh berries
  • 1/4 c water
  • 1/4 c sugar
  • 6 squares of puff pastry about 1 1/2 inch square
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Bake puff pastry on baking paper for 12 minutes, until golden-brown.
  3. In the meantime, place berries in a small saucepan with 1/4 c water. Add sugar and cook uncovered over medium heat for 10 minutes. Smash the fruit with a fork. Turn heat to low and simmer further 10 minutes until fruit sauce has thickened enough to coat a spoon.
  4. Let the berry mixture cool to room temperature.
  5. When puff pastry is finished, let cool slightly, then poke a divot in the center of each square with your finger.
  6. Spoon 1 T of berry mixture into the divot of each puff pastry square, leaving a narrow margin on each side.

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