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Strawberry Tart

These gorgeous tarts have a creamy and tangy lemon custard layer, topped with sweet fresh Strawberries.


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These gorgeous tarts have a creamy and tangy lemon custard layer, topped with sweet fresh Strawberries.
strawberry tart olivewood vegan
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Duration4 hrs
Cook Time30 mins
Prep Time30 mins
Servings2 people


  • 1/4 cup vegan butter
  • 1/4 cup icing sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp soy milk cold
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • 3/4 cup caster sugar
  • 1/2 tsp agar powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3 tbsp corn flour
  • 3 tbsp soy milk
Strawberry Jelly
  • 3 tsp strawberry essence
  • 2 tsp corn flour
  • 4 tbsp caster sugar
  • 500 g strawberries


  • Place all pastry ingredients in a food processor except the milk and pulse until a bread crumb consistency forms ?
  • Add the cold milk and pulse it in. ?
  • Remove the blade and use your hands to clump together the pastry into a rough ball?, before turning it out onto the bench 
  • Roll it out into a 3ml round sheet ?
  • Brush a 9 inch loose bottom tart tin with a little vegan butter and lay the pastry in?
  • Press it firmly up the walls of the tin and in the base?
  • Remove excess from around the sides
  • Lay a sheet of baking paper on top of the pastry and fill it with baking beads?
  • Bake for 30 minute at 180. ?
  • Combine the turmeric, corn flour and milk to make a paste ?
  • Combine the paste with all other filling ingredients in a saucepan and whisk frequently until it gets very thick. ?
  • When the pastry is done remove the baking beads?
  • Fill the pastry case with the lemon curd, smooth it out and give it a jiggle, then let it set in the fridge for at least a few hours
  • Cut the strawberries into halves and layer them on top of each other over the tart
  • Mix all the ingredients of the jelly in a saucepan and then turn the heat onto medium
  • Whisk it together until it gets very thick
  • Let it cool slightly then use a pastry brush to brush a generous layer over the strawberries.

Let set in the fridge overnight

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