Sugar Snow Globe Dessert

Preparation info
  • Makes


    7.5 cm mini tarts
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Crazy Sweet Creations

By Ann Reardon

Published 2021

  • About

There’s a hint of Christmas in these eye-catching Snow Globe Desserts with their green pistachio base and bright red raspberries. But really, they are suitable for any time of the year. Each delightful dessert is filled with orange curd, diplomat cream, and fresh fruit, topped with a thin sugar globe.


Pistachio Base

  • ½ cup (125 g / 4.4 oz) butter


Pistachio Base

Rub the butter into the flour until it resembles fine breadcrumbs. Put the pistachios and hazelnuts into a Ziploc bag and crush them into fine pieces by hitting them with a rolling pin. Alternatively, you could use a food processor for this step. Add the nuts to the flour mixture along with the sugar and stir well. Beat together the egg and g