300 g all purpose flour
100 g butter, cold
100 g powdered sugar
2 egg whites
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon baking powdere
for the strawberries cream:
250 ml water
130 g sugar
50 g corn starch
150 g strawberries. cleaned
25 g butter
to decorate:
fresh fruit


1.Let's start preparing the cream. This step can also be done the day before. Blend the strawberries with the immersion blender, if you want you can sift to eliminate the seeds, I didn't.
2. In a saucepan, mix sugar, starch and water, add the strawberry smoothie and place over low heat. Then cook stirring constantly until the mixture has thickened, then turn off the heat and add the butter, stirring to melt it.
3.Transfer to a plate, let it cool, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate.
4.Now let's prepare the shortcrust pastry. Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl. Add the butter in small pieces and start to work it all with your fingertips, until you have a crumbly mixture.
5.Now make a well and add icing sugar, egg whites and vanillin, knead quickly until you have a smooth and elastic dough. Wrap it in cling film and let it rest in the fridge for an hour.
6.Once the time is up, take the dough again and roll it out with a rolling pin on the lightly floured table until it is about 4 mm thick. Cut out a disc and place it in the mold with the bottom covered with baking paper and the buttered and floured sides.
7. Adjust the edges well and prick the flask with a fork. Place a disk of baking paper on the pastry and cover it with dried beans or rice, for cooking in white. Bake in the oven at 180 ° C for about 20 minutes, remove the baking paper with the beans and return to the oven for another 8-10 minutes. Allow to cool.
8.Put the pastry base on the serving dish. Pour the strawberry cream on the base and spread it over the entire surface. Decorate to taste with fresh fruit or whipped cream. Store in the refrigerator for up to three days.
The tart with strawberry cream is a delicious dessert, made from a crumbly pastry shell with egg whites and a cream prepared with pureed strawberries.

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