Tuesday, June 10, 2008

STRAWBERRY TART

TWD:LA PALETTE'S STRAWBERRY TART
Marie of A Year In Oak Cottage chose this weeks Tuesday's With Dorie recipe. I'd like to start off by apologizing to Marie for not following the directions, umm, at all. While this is a lovely tart, I completely made this recipe my own for a plethora of reasons. First off, I was away all weekend and didn't have much time to make the sweet dough. Secondly, I was in a frisky mood and thought I'd spice the tart up with the presence of some chocolate. Third, I've wanted to make white chocolate mousse for quite some time now and thought I'd kill 2 birds with one stone. Lastly, the conjoining of strawberries and white chocolate is just too good to pass up.  
I took a simple sweet dough strawberry tart and turned it into an oreo-crusted, white chocolate mousse-filled, strawberry-topped pie. Try saying that 5 times fast with no breaths in between.
This tart was good and definitely different from what I, and I'm sure everyone else, is used to. It's a combination of oreos, white chocolate, strawberry jam and strawberries resulting in a summery cool chocolaty treat. Enjoy!
FYI: The TWD'ers have decided to do away with posting Dorie's recipes each week. This group continues to expand and it's as if we are giving away the book's recipes for free. If any/all of these recipes interest you from week to week pick up a copy of Baking: From My Home To Yours. You won't regret it!

14 comments:

Megan said...

You rebel! Although I don't care for white chocolate, that looks absolutely smashing!

Rebecca said...

I think you've got the what-the-hell spirit of the recipe down pat. ;)

Christine said...

Oh you did oreo cookie crumb crust that just sounds so good and then the filling yum! Great job

Gretchen Noelle said...

This is a fun adaptation of the chocolate crust and fruit. Yum!

Susie Homemaker said...

Wow - Oreos? Bravo - looks delish!

rainbowbrown said...

That looks yummy. I've been wanting to make white chocolate mousse for a while now too. Great job.

Engineer Baker said...

Thank you, thank you, thank you! I was kicking myself for not bringing chocolate into this party, and you exceeded even my imagination. Love your take on this!

Rachel said...

I'd call you naughty if that tart didn't look so nice! Great job.

Jules Someone said...

I think you may be kicked out of the group. Straying from the recipe? What's next? ;-) Looks good enough to eat!

Bumblebutton said...

Woo hoo! You go girl! Nice. Wish I could taste it!

StickyGooeyCreamyChewy said...

I love the chocolate crust. I also felt that the original recipe needed a creamy component. I wish I had been a rebel like you! ;)

ostwestwind said...

Oreo cookie crumb, what a great idea!
Ulrike from K├╝chenlatein

Shari said...

Ooh, that sounds good! Great ideas!
Shari@Whisk: a food blog

Jaime said...

wow, i love what you did w/the recipe! it looks delicious!