Pi Day Tarts

1
Patti Brown

By
@algonacchick

I had some puff pastry in the freezer and decided to make something fun for Pi Day.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

1
sheet puff pastry, thawed
1 c
fresh strawberries, quartered
1/8 c
sugar
1
egg white, beaten with a little water
whipped cream or dream whip
dry beans to weigh down tarts

How to Make Pi Day Tarts

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350.
  • 2Place thawed puff pastry on a floured board. Roll out to desired thickness.
  • 3Take out two cookie cutters of different sizes. Use the larger of the two to cut out 4 circles to fit inside 4 large muffin tins.
  • 4Place large puff pastry circles in muffin tins. Place foil over each tart, fill with beans to weigh down puff pastry
  • 5Cut out 4 small circles for tart toppers. Using a small knife, cut out Pi symbol into each tart topper. I had a little extra puff pastry, and made the large pi symbol in the picture.
  • 6Take egg white beaten with water and brush tart toppers with it. Sprinkle with sugar. Place tart toppers on cookie sheet lined with parchment.
  • 7Bake tarts and toppers together in a 350 oven. Toppers with be done after 15 minutes. Tarts will take 20 minutes
  • 8Allow toppers to cool on a rack. Leave tarts in muffin tins for about ten minutes, then remove.
  • 9Rinse strawberries, drain. Cut into quarters, place in medium bowl. Sprinkle with 1/8 cup sugar. Fill tarts with strawberries, top with pi toppers. Serve with whipped topping. Enjoy, and have a Happy Pi Day! If you want to make these for any other day, cut whatever shape you want out of your tart toppers. A heart would be cute. Have fun!

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About Pi Day Tarts

Course/Dish: Pies