11/2 cup plain flour
150g chilled butter
1 tblspn sugar
1 large egg
1/1 tblspn cold water
for the filling
1 cup of raspberries, or other berries with stems removed
3/4 heavy cream
2/3 cup sugar, plus extra for sprinkling
2 large eggs
3 tblspns flour
vanilla essence or creme de cassis, or another exotic liqueur.
Make the crust: Use a grater to grate the butter into the flour. Tip: coat the butter with flour now and again to make grating easier.
Rub the flour and butter together until mixture looks like coarse breadcrumbs.Mix in the sugar, then add the egg and water, using a dough scrapper to mix ingredients together to form a ball.
Briefly knead the to ensure an even texture. Wrap in clingfilm and refrigerate for 1 hour.
To make a rhubarb tart, rhubarb must be cooked first. Harvest a bunch of rhubarb, cut leaves t inches off from bellow the stem. Wash and dry stems. Cut into 1 inch pieces and place into a baking dish. Liberally sprinkle with sugar and a little orange zest on top, lightly stir through the rhubarb.
Roast in a medium hot oven until just cooked. Rhubarb should still be a little firm.
Bake for 35 minutes or until cooked,