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Friday, October 21, 2011

Caramelized Cashews Tarts

Nothing can match the warm and inviting aroma of freshly-baked homemade cakes and tarts.U can do these luvly Tarts on special occasions or kid's parties.Its a lot easier to do if U have tart shells.For best results, always remember that the baking powder added should be fresh.With this measurements ,U can do abt 6 Tarts.Enjoy Coo(ba)king at home.Enjoy Ur Teatime!.Bon Appetit!.

Caramelized Cashews Tarts                                                                                                                
1 cup refined flour
4 tbsp butter
1/4 tsp baking powder
1 tbsp powdered sugar
water to make enough dough

Caramelized Cashews:
50 gms cashew nuts
70 gms sugar
2 tbsp refined flour

1.Preheat the oven to 360 F or 190 C.
2.Sift the flour and baking powder.Add to it the butter and sugar.Using fingers,rub the mixture to get a crumbled texture.
3.Add few tbsps water and form into a smooth dough.Do not knead the dough but cover with a damp cloth and chill for 30 mins.
4.On a flat-surface,roll the dough into big round of 1/2 cm thickness.Using pastry cutter,cut it out 5 -6 smaller
rounds and press into tart shells.
5.Prick the surface  with a fork.Place the tart shells in a baking tray.
6.Bake it for 11-13 mins.Leave it on the rack to cool.Meanwhile prepare the filling.

For the Caramelized Cashews filling:
1.Heat a Non-stick sauce pan and add sugar.Stir it for 1-2 mins till it caramelize on medium flame.Now add  the cashews and roll it with spatulla so that the sugar coats evenly for 30-40 secs.
2.Add the refined flour and mix it fast for 10-15 secs.Turn off the flame.
3.Immediately add it to the Tarts and sprinkle 1/2 tsp sugar on each filling and Microwave it for 40 secs and serve it hot or warm.

Submitting this recipe post to Radhika's Diwali Special Sweets Event

Submitting  this post to 100 Day Global Food Festival hosted by Sizzling Tastebuds.
and to Vardhini's 'Sinful Delights' Event hosted by  Zesty Palette
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Julie said...

delicious n yummy yum!!mouthwatering..

Daisy Roshan said...

this would make an easy and delicious it..

KrithisKitchen said...

Looks really gorgeous!!
Krithi's Kitchen
Event: Serve It - Festival Potluck

Jeyashris Kitchen said...

Wonderful and rich dessert idea

Suja Manoj said...

Looks georgeous,delicious tarts..makes me drool

Jenna said...

These look so, so good. I love cashews, and it was a great idea to put them in those cute little tarts!

Menaga Sathia said...

Homemade tart is good dessert looks very nice!!

Laavanya said...

Caramelized cashews must be just heavenly.. great idea.

Kurryleaves said...

looks really yummy...i jus loooove caramel flvr...

Sobha Shyam said...

The tarts look so cute and lovely cashew filling, sure kids delight and they would love it..

Unknown said...

wow tose look delcious

Anonymous said...

Damn these look delicious.

Aakash Kokz said...

Good Morning,

Love this one, mouth watering :)

Aaksh Kokz,

bemoneyaware said...

Wow..very tempting...

Vardhini said...

Looks yummy and inviting. Thx for linking to the event.

Event: Sinful Delights
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