Vanilla Bean Sweet Tart Pastry

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Oct. 25, 2012

A twist on the classic sweet tart dough (short crust) - this one adds vanilla beans to the pastry.


All purpose flour 1 2/3 Cup (26.67 tbs)
Salt 1 Pinch
Icing sugar 50 Gram
Butter 125 Gram , cold
Vanilla bean 1 , seeds scraped
Egg yolks 2
Ice cold water 2 Tablespoon



1. In food processor, combine flour, icing sugar, butter, and vanilla seeds. Pulse until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

2. Gradually add egg yolks, and water in it while the motor is running. Mix until dough forms a ball.

3. Remove dough from processor. Divide it into 6 equal balls. Flatten it into disc. Cover it with saran wrap and refrigerate for at least an hour.

4. Turn often, and roll dough to form pastry.

5. Line tart tins with dough. Cut as shown in video.


6. Fill tart tins with your favorite filling, bake and serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 489Calories from Fat 246

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.1%

Saturated Fat 16 g80%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 72 mg3%

Total Carbohydrates 53 g17.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 12 g

Protein 7 g14%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet