A Word From The Cook

“This Easy, Buttery Tart Crust is my go to for a variety of sweet and savory tarts. Try it with my Vegetable and Goat Cheese Tart!

Recipe

Prep Time:

10 Minutes + 30 minutes chill time

Total Time:

Depends on your filling. Typical tart bakes at 375-425 degrees for 20-25 minutes.

Serves:

Serves 8

Ingredients:

  • Be sure to use a tart pan with removable bottom
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons cold butter, sliced into 6 equal pieces
  • 1 egg
  • This Easy, Buttery Tart Crust can be filled with a variety of different sweet or savories. Bake according to your favorite tart directions. No par-baking of tart crust is required. Try it with my Vegetable & Goat Cheese recipe
  1. Step 1 – Combine Ingredients
    1. In a food processor, combine the flour, cornstarch, and salt. Add cold butter (cut into 6 pieces) and pulse until dough resembles coarse grains of sand. Add in the egg and process until dough ball forms.
  2. Step 2 – Roll Out Dough and Place in Tart Pan
    1. On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to a 12-inch circle. Place the dough in a 9-inch tart pan by rolling dough over rolling pin and lifting it over tart pan (as shown above).
    2. Press dough into tart pan and remove any air bubbles. Crimp the edges, and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Step 3 – Fill and Bake
    1. Proceed with sweet or savory filling and bake according to your favorite tart directions (no par-baking of tart crust is required).
    2. Try it with my Vegetable & Goat Cheese recipe