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Orange Tarts Recipe

Orange Tarts is a popular Continental Dessert
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Continental Recipe
Technique :
Chilled or Frozen Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • For Tart Shells:
  • 200 gms - plain flour
  • 100 gms - Butter
  • 2 to 3 tbsp - ice cold water
  • For Filling:
  • 1 cup - Orange juice
  • 1 cup - condensed Milk
  • 1 tbsp - China grass
  • 1 tbsp - Orange rind
  • 4 to 5 drops - Orange colour
  • 1 to 2 drops - Orange essence
  • For Topping:
  • 1 cup - sweetened whipped Cream
  • Canned or glazed Cherries or tutti frutti pieces
  • How to Make Orange Tarts:

    1. Cut cold butter into flour with knife. Mix with fingertips till mixture looks like bread crumbs. Add cold water little by little to make a stiff dough.
    2. Do not handle too much but bring together in a lump.
    3. Roll into rounds to fit tart moulds keeping rounds 1/8 inch thick.
    4. Prick all over with a fork and repeat for remaining dough.
    5. Preheat oven at 160 degrees C for 10 minutes.
    6. Bake blind in oven for 10 minutes or till tarts change colour slightly.
    7. Cool tarts to room temperature.
    8. Warm orange juice with crushed China grass.
    9. When grass dissolves fully, transfer to a deep vessel.
    10. Stir till mixture becomes transparent and even.
    11. Add condensed milk and beat with hand beater till mixture is smooth.
    12. Add in essence, rind and colour and beat to blend flavours and colour.
    13. Chill mixture till thick but not fully set.
    14. Put dollops of filling in each tart.
    15. Top with a swirl of whipped cream and a cherry.


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