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Ricotta and Candied Fruit Slice

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  Puff pastry dough 12 Ounce (350 Grams)
  Icing sugar 2 Tablespoon (For Dusting)
  Ricotta cheese 8 Ounce (250 Gram, Firm Cheese)
  Candied mixed fruit 3 Ounce, finely chopped (75 Grams)
  Dark chocolate 2 Ounce, finely chopped (50 Grams)
  Grated lemon rind 1 Tablespoon (Of 1 Lemon)
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Flaked almonds 1 Ounce (25 Grams)

1. Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured surface to 2 mm (1/8 inch) thick and to a 22 x 30 cm (8 x 12 inch) rectangle. Put it on a baking sheet lined with baking paper.
2. Make the filling. Beat the ricotta until it is smooth and then stir in the candied fruit, chocolate and lemon rind. Spread the mixture down the centre of the pastry, leaving a 5 cm (2 inch) border down each side.
3. Lightly score the pastry along each side of the filling and fold over the pastry sides to cover the edges of the filling. Brush the pastry with beaten egg and sprinkle over the flaked almonds, pressing them down lightly.
4. Bake in a preheated oven, 200°C (400°F), Gas Mark 6, for 25 minutes until risen and golden, remove from the oven and leave to cool. Dust the tart generously with icing sugar and serve in slices.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Quick, Healthy
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2855 Calories from Fat 1366

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 154 g236.2%

Saturated Fat 64.7 g323.4%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 331.7 mg110.6%

Sodium 1750.6 mg72.9%

Total Carbohydrates 324 g108.1%

Dietary Fiber 16.4 g65.6%

Sugars 128.1 g

Protein 51 g102.9%

Vitamin A 26.1% Vitamin C 32.2%

Calcium 67.3% Iron 63%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Ricotta And Candied Fruit Slice Recipe