Little Peach Tarts

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Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

  • Serves

    4 or 8

Appears in

I don’t believe these need either cream or ice cream, but feel free to disagree.

Ingredients

  • 4 large firm, ripe peaches
  • 500 g packet ready-rolled puff pastry
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tbsp runny honey
  • 1 tbsp butter, softened
  • 1 extra tbsp runny honey, to serve

Method

Heat the oven to 200°C/Gas 6. To peel the peaches, dunk them in a pot of boiling water for 5 seconds and the skins will peel off easily. Halve each peach, cutting around the side of the stone.

Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured surface and cut out eight circles, 10 cm in diameter. Place on lightly oiled baking sheets and brush with beaten egg.

Place a peach half, cut-side down, on top of each pastry round. Drizzle the peaches with a little honey, and dot with butter. Bake for around 20 minutes until the peaches are soft and the pastry is risen and lightly scorched.

Using a warm spoon, drizzle a little more honey over each peach -this will glaze it beautifully. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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