Crostata strawberry classic

62 - 90 минут 8 порции

Crostata is a traditional Italian cake made of cookie dough. The filling is usually jam, custard, ricotta, etc. I offer you a classic recipe of shortcrust pastry filled with Italian custard (crema pasticcera la) and strawberries.

Ingredients for Crostata strawberry classic

Step by step instruction of cooking Crostata strawberry classic

Шаг 1

Stir and put on low heat, stirring constantly. Since the boiling cook the cream for about 5 minutes until thick.

Шаг 2

Roll out the dough into a circle with a diameter of approximately 34 cm and placed in a buttered and floured round form with a diameter of 28 cm, shaping side. Make nakoly fork at the base.

Шаг 3

Cover the dough with baking paper and pour on top of dry beans or other legumes. Bake at temperature of 180*C for about 40 minutes. Such a method and at a given temperature will allow our Crostata to stay soft and low.

Шаг 4

For longer preservation of strawberries, and also for the grace you can cover the cake surface with a gelatin, which will give him "lacquer" view. To do this, a packet of powdered gelatin, follow the instructions to dissolve it in water and bring to boil. Then use a pastry brush to gently apply it on top of the strawberries.

Шаг 5

Coming out like this. You can also decorate with different fruit according to your taste. And yet, equally popular sand fruit baskets on the same recipe - they are downright full of all the Italian pastry shops.

Шаг 6

The dough is easy to do: work flour and butter until you get crumbs (rubs his fingers or chop with a knife).

Шаг 7

In the center of the friable mass, add the eggs and the sugar, a pinch of salt, lemon zest and knead well the dough. Form a ball and wrap in plastic wrap, put in refrigerator for half an hour.

Шаг 8

RUB the sugar with the yolks. Add flour and here, for a better mixing of the ingredients, pour in 3 tablespoons of cold milk, deferred first. Then gradually pour it into the hot milk.