German Tart Crust Recipe
I have mopdified it slightly and added a couple topping variations of my own. Also if you are in a hurry a nice thick canned pizza crust works well.,
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- sugar or splenda
- cup soft butter
- packet vanilla sugar[see note]
- 1 1/3 c
- general purpose flour, sifted
- 1 tsp
- baking powder
- for the glaze
- 1 c
- 2 Tbsp
- 1 pkg
- sugar free jello
- 1`-2 box
- strawberries, fresh
1Break eggs in mixing bowl, beat well, add the sugar, vanilla and a pinch of salt; and the soft butter. Con tinue mixing untiul mixture foamy.
2Add sifter flour and baking powder.
3Grease, or spray, your baking pan, sprinkle with bread crumbs, fill in teh dough and flatten.
4Bake in preheated oven, 350 degrees, 13-15 minutes, until golden. Let cool on a wire rack.
5From here on there are variations.
For the vanilla sugar, mix vanilla, the real stuff, 1 tsp to 2 cups sugar and let dry completely. It will keep about about a year in a closed ocntainer,
6Wash/cap/hull strawsberries and arrange over cooled cake. See glazes below.
73 tbsp strawberry jam, heated, use a pastrry brush to spread over the berries.
Cook a firm vanilla pudding, spread it on the cake, then top with the berries.
MY ADDITIONs: 1 cup water, 1 package sugar free strawbrerry jello, 2 tbsp cornstarch. cook until it thickens. Let cool to finger touch then spread evenly over the berries.
Make a mixture of cream cheese& milk, just enough so it is easily spreadable spread on cake then add the berries.
8Serve as is or with whipped cr4eam.