dessert · Italian recipe

Super Easy Super Delicious Fruit Crostata from Rome – family Garassini

20150523_17043620150523_162730 20150523_161222 My good friend Laura Garassini in Rome gave me this family recipe from her sister Carla.  I made this and brought it to friends tonight and they loved it!  I loved it! And it is so easy!  You just have to have a good marmalade since that’s the main ingredient.
Italian Fruit Crostata
Crostata di Carla ( Laura’s sister)

2 cups al purpose flour
2 sticks butter – cut in cubes at room temp
2 egg yolks
2/3 cup sugar
pinch of salt
zest of 1 lemon
2 tbsp Marsala or Sherry
1 jar of your favorite marmalade

Make the dough:
In food processor mix flour, salt and sugar.
Then add egg yolks.
Mix until forms a ball adding water if needed.
Wrap in plastic and let rest for 30 min. to an hour in fridge.
Remove half of dough from fridge.
Preheat oven to 400
Roll out to fit tart pan.
Poke holes in bottom crust.
Mix the Marsala into the marmalade.
Spread onto bottom crust.
Take other half of crust and roll out to make strips.
Make strips both ways across the marmalade, pressing on the edges to seal.
Bake for 20-25 minutes

Indicazione in Italiano:
Fare pasta frolla – durante l’impasto se risulta troppo secco aggiungere 1 dito d’acqua – e lasciare riposare in frigo ,coperta per ½ h, 1 h.
Ne stendo metà, o ¾ e bucherello il fondo con una forchetta. Ricopro la pasta con la marmellata. Faccio le strisce da mettere sopra con il resto della pasta e il bordo. In forno, ½ h a 200°.

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