Spanish cheese tart recipe
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Recipe introIf you're a fan of cheese and want to try something new, look no further than this Spanish cheese tart recipe. This delightful dessert combines the rich flavors of various cheeses with a buttery crust, creating a heavenly treat that will satisfy your sweet tooth. With its origins in Spain, this recipe is a perfect choice for those looking to explore international cuisine. Whether you're hosting a dinner party or simply craving a unique dessert, this Spanish cheese tart is sure to impress.
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spanish cheese tart recipe details
|For the Base:
|lard or hard vegetable fat, at room temperature
|anisette liqueur, optional
|For the Filling:
|minced lemon zest
|cream cheese, or Quark if preferred, at room temperature
|lemon, juice only
|fresh mint, for garnish
|icing sugar, for decoration
InstructionsPreheat oven to Gas Mark 6, 400°F, 200°C. Lightly oil a 10-inch, 25cm springform cake tin.
Base:Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix with a wooden spoon until combined and a dough begins to form. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead for about 10 minutes or until soft and no longer sticky.
Clean the work surface and dust with flour. Roll out dough to a round of at least 13 inches, 33cm diameter. Use to line the base and sides of the prepared tin. Press dough into bottom and sides and trim excess to the rim of the tin.
Filling:place mint, zest and sugar in a blender or food processor and process at high speed until fine. Add the cheese, eggs and lemon juice and process at medium speed until smooth. Pour contents into base.
Bake for 30 minutes or until set when tested with a knife in the centre. The filling should be firm but not solid.
Transfer to a wire rack and allow to cool completely in the tin. Remove the tin and slide tart onto a serving platter.
Garnish with mint leaves and dust with icing sugar. Serve at room temperature.
ca. 1 hr
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