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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Streusel-Topped Rhubarb Lime Tart

Dorie Greenspan Streusel Topped Lime Rhubarb Tarts for Tuesdays with Dorie on eatlivetravelwrite.comThis week, for the Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi, we made Streusel-Topped Rhubarb Lime Tart.
I was home by myself last weekend and I didn’t want to make a whole tart, so of course I minified this recipe.

I made half the sweet tart dough recipe and it made ten tiny tartlets that I baked in mini muffin tins (for about 15 minutes – they didn’t take long at 400˚F and even then, the edges got a little darker than I would have wanted…). For the filling, I made half the amount of custard and ended up with a little leftover and I used 1/4 the amount of the rhubarb, cut into tiny pieces so it would fit in the tart shells. I used 1/4 of the streusel topping. Ten tiny, perfect tartlets. A couple ofr me and the rest for sharing with neighbours and friends!

Dorie Greenspan Streusel Topped Lime Rhubarb Tarts from Baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.comI was worried this wouldn’t be sweet enough – with the lime and rhubarb – but the sweetness from the custard, the tart dough and the streusel temper the slight tartness from the fruit beautifully. These are the perfect size to enjoy with your afternoon coffee or tea. Or, you know, as a slightly decadent breakfast…

Oh, and the leftover syrup from the rhubarb? Made a fabulous gin and tonic on World Gin Day (June 10th!).

Gin and tonic with rhubarb syrup on eatlivetravelwrite.comGet the recipe for Dorie Greenspan’s Streusel-Topped Rhubarb Lime Tart on p 160 of Baking Chez Moi.

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10 Responses to Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Streusel-Topped Rhubarb Lime Tart

  1. Zosia June 13, 2017 at 07:38 #

    I like your breakfast idea. One of your perfect little tarts would be a great way to start the day.

  2. Cakelaw June 13, 2017 at 08:17 #

    Lovely! I admire your patience at minifying them. And of course, breakfast of champions!

    • Mardi Michels June 16, 2017 at 06:11 #

      Oh you know me when it comes to minifying baked goods!

  3. Diane Zwang June 13, 2017 at 11:27 #

    I bet your neighbors were happy. I look forward to making this dessert this weekend for Father’s Day.

  4. steph (whisk/spoon) June 13, 2017 at 16:12 #

    i may make these tarts just for the bonus drink–it looks so refreshing!

  5. Teresa June 14, 2017 at 16:45 #

    Your minified versions look terrific! I loved this tart and the rhubarb syrup was a wonderful bonus. I mixed mine into some San Pellegrino with a bit of leftover lime juice. It was refreshing. Though, now I want some more syrup for a gin and tonic like yours!

    • Mardi Michels June 16, 2017 at 06:08 #

      I need to make more of the syrup now too! Best drink ever!

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