Aug

21

{ sunday summer bliss }

By Brit

Summer is back here in France and gathering wild blackberries is a lovely way to enjoy sunny days in the countryside. And a yummy and refreshing seasonal treat like a Blackberry Curd Cheese Tart makes this bliss perfect.

{ Blackberry Curd Cheese Tart }

500 g curd cheese
100 g butter
100 g sugar
3 tablespoons of all-purpose flour
3 eggs
1/2 sachet of baking powder
1 vanilla bean
500 g blackberries
petits sablés for the crust (graham cracker crumbs)

{ 1 } In a large bowl, beat the egg yolks, melted butter and sugar until foamy.

{ 2 } Beat egg whites with a mixer until they are stiff.

{ 3 } Add flour, baking powder, vanilla bean and curd cheese to the mixture and and fold in egg whites carefully until all ingredients are mixed together.

{ 4 } Grease a round baking pan (26 cm/10.25″).

{ 5 } Crush the biscuits and press the crumbs evenly over the bottom of the springform pan.

{ 6 } Put half of the blackberries onto the first layer of the dough mixture, add a second layer of dough and put the rest of the blackberries on the top.

{7 } Preheat oven to 180 degrees C (350 degrees F). Bake about 45 minutes until the edges are golden grown.

{ 8 } Cool down and sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar.

Enjoy !

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