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Tart Cherry Tarts

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  Baked tart shells 4
  Frozen tart cherries 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sorbitol 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Lavender leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cardamom pods 2
  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon

Allow cherries to thaw.
Drain liquid into a 1 cup (250 mL) measuring cup, pressing cherries with back of spoon to extract juice.
Add extra water, if juice does not measure 1 cup (250 mL).
Reserve cherries.
Pour juice into a saucepan; then add sorbitol.
Stir to mix.
Either in the palm of your hand or in a mortar, crush lavender leaves and cardamom seeds from pod.
Add to juice with cornstarch.
Stir to dissolve cornstarch.
Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture becomes clear and thick.
Allow to cool for 3 minutes.
Pour two-thirds of the liquid over the cherries; then fold to blend.
Divide cherry mixture evenly between the four tart shells.
Pour remaining liquid over cherry mixture in tart shells.
Chill until firm.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2438 Calories from Fat 263

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.9%

Saturated Fat 14.5 g72.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 96 mg32%

Sodium 436.8 mg18.2%

Total Carbohydrates 607 g202.3%

Dietary Fiber 56.5 g226%

Sugars 456.8 g

Protein 10 g19.5%

Vitamin A 67.8% Vitamin C 0.6%

Calcium 23.2% Iron 1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tart Cherry Tarts Recipe