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Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Rhubarb Elderflower Tarts..


Happy Wednesday Friends.

Fancy trying out these yummy Rhubarb Elderflower Tarts?

This recipe is using the brand new Sparkling Elderflower from Rocks Drinks.
How yummy!

Delicious individual rhubarb tarts, made easy with ready-made custard and delicious with an elderflower drizzle.


Serves: 4

Preparation time: 10 minutes, plus cooling time
Cooking time: 30 minutes

What You Need:
  • 1 pack ready rolled shortcrust pastry
  • 2 sticks rhubarb
  • 250ml Rocks Sparkling Elderflower
  • 100ml Double cream
  • ½ vanilla pod, seeds scraped
  • 200ml ready-made custard

What You Do:

1. Heat the oven to 180C/160C Fan. Roll out the pastry to the thickness of a £1 coin and cut circles to fit 4 x 10cm individual tart tins. Gently press the pastry into the tins then line with greaseproof paper and fill with baking beans or rice. Cook for 20 mins until the pastry is golden and cooked. Remove the paper and beans and set aside to cool.

2. While the pastry is cooking, cut the rhubarb into approx 8cm pieces put into a saucepan with the Rocks Sparkling Elderflower and gently simmer for 5 minutes until the rhubarb is softened. Remove the rhubarb from the liquid and set aside. Continue to boil the liquid for a 2-3 minutes until it has reduced and is syrupy. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool.

3. Beat the cream and vanilla seeds in a bowl until thickened. Fold in the custard thoroughly then cover and return to the fridge until all elements of the tart are cold.

4. When ready to serve fill the tarts with the custard mixture. Top each tart with 2 or 3 pieces of rhubarb, depending on their thickness and drizzle with the elder syrup.


Recipe and image courtesy of Rock Drinks.

Rocks Drinks Sparkling Elderflower is available in independent retailers, farm shop, delis, restaurants, pubs and online priced at £1.99 per bottle.

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  1. I just love your tarts! Thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with us at Full Plate Thursday! Hope you are having a great week and come back to see us real soon.
    Miz Helen

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