Tart De Moy. Recipe

Recipe for Tart De Moy:

History of the Recipe:
Tart De Moy is a classic French dessert that has been enjoyed for centuries. It originated in medieval France and was often made for special occasions or festive gatherings. The recipe has evolved over time, but the core ingredients and flavors have remained the same. The name "Tart De Moy" translates to "Midway Tart," suggesting that it was meant to be enjoyed in the middle of a meal or as a sweet treat to indulge in. This delectable dessert has stood the test of time and continues to be loved by dessert enthusiasts all over the world.

Fun Facts:
- Savoy biscuits, also known as ladyfingers, are a popular choice for this tart due to their light and airy texture. They are soaked in milk to soften and add moisture to the dessert.
- Fresh butter is a key ingredient that adds richness and enhances the flavor of the tart.
- The addition of citrus peels, such as orange, lemon, and citron, adds a refreshing and tangy twist to the tart.
- Whisking the egg whites and spreading them over the top of the tart just before it finishes baking creates a beautiful and fluffy meringue-like topping.

- 3/4 pound of savoy biscuits (ladyfingers)
- 1 quart of milk
- 6 ounces of fresh butter
- 4 eggs
- 1 ounce of candid orange peel
- 1 ounce of lemon peel
- 1 ounce of citron
- White sugar, to taste

1. Preheat the oven to a quick oven temperature, around 375°F (190°C).
2. In a large bowl, soak the savoy biscuits in milk for a few minutes until they soften.
3. In another bowl, melt the fresh butter and let it cool slightly.
4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs until they are well beaten.
5. Chop the candid orange peel, lemon peel, and citron into small pieces.
6. Add the melted butter, beaten eggs, and chopped citrus peels to the soaked biscuits. Mix everything together until well combined.
7. Sweeten the mixture with white sugar to your desired sweetness. Start with 1/4 cup of sugar and adjust according to your taste.
8. Pour the mixture into a greased tart dish, spreading it evenly.
9. Place the tart dish in the preheated oven and bake for about 30-35 minutes, or until the tart is golden brown and set in the center.
10. While the tart is baking, whisk the egg whites until they form stiff peaks.
11. Remove the tart from the oven and carefully spread the whisked egg whites over the top. Return the tart to the oven for another 5-10 minutes, or until the meringue topping is lightly browned.
12. Once the tart is done, remove it from the oven and let it cool completely before serving.
13. Cut into slices and serve as a delightful dessert.

Similar Recipe Dishes:
1. Lemon Meringue Pie: This classic pie features a buttery crust filled with tangy lemon filling and topped with a fluffy meringue. It shares a similar concept with Tart De Moy but with a lemony twist.
2. Peach Melba Tart: A delightful combination of peaches and raspberries atop a creamy custard filling, all encased in a buttery tart shell. It offers a fruity and refreshing variation to the traditional tart.
3. Tarte Tatin: A famous French upside-down caramelized apple tart that showcases a beautifully caramelized apple topping over a buttery pastry base. It provides a unique and delicious take on tart desserts.

Whether enjoyed on its own or paired with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, Tart De Moy is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth and leave you craving for more. Give this timeless French dessert a try and indulge in a taste of culinary history. Bon appétit!



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