Perfect for a tea party, these dainty tart shells are filled with a delicious mixture of chopped figs, citron peel, brown sugar, egg, raisins and nuts. After an hour in the oven, they 're ready to serve with a dab of whipped cream and a sprinkling of nutm
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 1 cup chopped dried figs
- 1 egg
- 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/4 cup chopped candied citron
- 1/2 cup raisins
- 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
- 12 (5 inch) unbaked tart shells
Chop the figs as fine as possible, measure to 1 cup, and pour boiling water over to cover. Allow to stand for 45 minutes. Drain very well.
Beat the egg and sugar together. Stir in the figs, peel, raisins, and nuts. Fill tart shells 3/4 full with fruit filling.
Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool on racks.