Pecan Mince Tarts - Thermomix Recipes from Steph

Pecan Mince Tarts

 Recipe by Sue Shepherd

Ingredients – Pastry

• 130g white rice

• 25g of sugar

• 35g gluten free cornflour

• 20g of soy flour or chestnut flour

• 80g butter

• 60ml iced water

Ingredients – Filling

• 65g pecans

• 55g brown sugar

• 20g butter, unsalted

• ½ tsp vanilla essence

• 1 egg

• 50mls maple syrup

Method – Pastry

Pre-heat oven to 170°C and locate tartlet tray.

Mill rice, speed 8, 35 seconds. Add sugar, speed 8, 3 seconds.

Add all other ingredients, reserving the water and mix on speed 4 until mixture resembles fine bread crumbs.

Add water, one Tblsp at a time, speed 3 until mixture forms soft dough.

Remove the dough from the TM, form into a ball, wrap in baking paper and chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes before rolling to use.

Roll pastry 2mm thick between two sheets of baking paper or a Silicon mat and one sheet of baking paper. Cut with scalloped pastry cutter to fit tartlet tray and use star-shaped pastry cutter to cut pastry stars. Place pastry in tray, using a spatula, add filling and a star on top.

Bake in oven for 10 minutes or until mixture is set and pastry is golden brown.

Method – Filling

Add pecans to the TM bowl and roughly chop using Turbo twice. Remove from bowl.

Add sugar to TM bowl and mill, speed 8, 5 seconds.

Add all other ingredients and mix, speed 4, 6 seconds. Add pecans to mixture and incorporate, speed 1.5, reverse, 6 seconds.

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