Honey, Fig and Mascarpone Tarts Honey, Fig and Mascarpone Tarts

Honey, Fig and Mascarpone Tarts Image by: Jodi Pudge Author: Amanda Barnier and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

These pretty pastries are perfect for brunch, afternoon tea or dessert. For ideal ripeness, choose figs that are slightly soft to the touch.

  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Total time 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet (half 450 g pkg) frozen butter puff pastry , thawed
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 4 Mission figs , cut in 1/2-inch thick wedges
  • 2 tablespoons pistachios , toasted and coarsely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons liquid wildflower honey
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

Method

On work surface, gently unroll pastry. Halve pastry lengthwise; cut crosswise into thirds to make 6 rectangles. Arrange, 2 inches apart, on parchment paper–lined rimless baking sheet.

Using sharp knife, score along border of each rectangle, 1/2 inch from edges. Whisk 1 of the egg yolks with 1 tsp water; lightly brush over edges of pastry.

In bowl, stir together mascarpone, sugar and remaining egg yolk; spoon generous 1 tbsp into centre of each rectangle, spreading to scored edges. Arrange figs over top. Bake in 400°F oven until edges are golden, about 16 minutes. Sprinkle with pistachios. Bring to room temperature, about 20 minutes.

Whisk honey with lemon juice; drizzle over tarts.

Makes 6 tarts.

Nutritional facts Per tart: about

  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 138 mg
  • Sugars 10 g
  • Protein 6 g
  • Calories 290
  • Total fat 18 g
  • Potassium 79 mg
  • Cholesterol 78 mg
  • Saturated fat 10 g
  • Total carbohydrate 26 g

%RDI

  • Iron 9
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 5
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 5
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 10
  • Vitamin C 2
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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