Ruby grapefruit tartlets

These little tartlets have a nice balance between the sweet and bitter.
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Recipe from: 8 October 2015
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 25 min


  • 1 1/2
    ruby grape fruit juice, extra
  • 50
  • 2
    grapefruit, peeled and cut into segments
  • 6
    short crust pastry shells
  • Ruby grapefruit curd
  • Juice and zest of 2 ruby grapefruit
  • 90
  • 100
    castor sugar
  • 3
    egg yolks
Servings: Change Serving



Place the grape fruit juice and sugar in a small pan, stir over a low heat until sugar has reduces, simmer for 7 minutes or until reduced by half and liquid has thickened add segments and allow to cool.


Place the grapefruit juice, zest, butter and sugar in an heat-proof bowl over a pot of simmering water. Stir until all the sugar has dissolved.

Add the egg yolks and whisk to combine. Stir constantly over a low heat until the mixture thickens-about 15 min. Allow to cool.

To serve:

Spoon grapefruit curd into tarts and spoon over segments.

Text and image:Fairlady

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