Brandied Sour Cherry and Pear Tartlets

Brandied Sour Cherry and Pear Tartlets
Photo by Sang An

Ingredients

  • ½ cup brandy
  • 1 3 1/2-inch fluted round cookie cutter
  • ½ cup water
  • 3 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 4-inch fluted or plain round cutter
  • + 11 more ingredients
    • 1 pastry or bench scraper
    • small (½- to ¾-inch) decorative cutters
    • 16 3 1/4- to 3 1/2- by 5/8-inch fluted round nonstick tartlet pans
    • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
    • 10 tablespoons water
    • ½ cup vegetable shortening
    • 16 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 3 tablespoons sugar
    • 3 tablespoons sugar
    • 2 cups dried sour cherries
    • 1 ½ pounds firm-ripe pears

Blend together flour, salt, butter, shortening, and 2 tablespoons sugar with your fingertips or a pastry blender in a large bowl (or pulse in a food processor, then transfer to a large bowl) just until most of mixture resembles coarse meal with small (roughly pea-size) butter lumps. Drizzle evenl...

View full recipe at Epicurious

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