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Rose and Strawberry Tart – Be Good Organics

Rose and strawberry tart sliced up with bowl of strawberries, dried rose petals, and cup of berry tea

Rose lover? I’m calling your identify. For those who’re on the lookout for a particular dessert flavoured together with your favorite bloom, learn on. This gorgeous Rose and Strawberry Tart is mild, delicate, completely candy. Pair a slice together with your night cuppa, for the last word stress-free finish to your day.

I had goals of those two flavours – rose and strawberry – dancing collectively. Let’s simply say, the magic turned out even higher than I anticipated. Think about this…

  • An earthy roasted hazelnut crust, spiked with coconut and vanilla
  • A creamy delicate strawberry filling, with a floral trace of rose
  • Topped with cruncy light-as-air freeze dried strawbs, and aromatic rose petals

My good friend, I believe I’m ripening with age. My face is getting just a little older and wrinklier, however my recipes are getting higher and higher! This one is excellent, a pure 10. And all you want is quarter-hour, a blender/meals processor, and a cake tin. Dive in with me now.

Additionally – be part of me this coming Thursday at 9pm NZT (7pm AEST) as I speak all issues sleep and vitamin with Pukka Herbs Australia’s Natural knowledgeable Sonya Byron over on the Pukka Herbs Australia’s Instagram web page or my Instagram right here.

Easy methods to make this Rose and Strawberry Tart

What are candy tarts usually made out of?

For those who’ve been following me for some time, you’ll know my tarts are quite totally different to the usual. Right here’s an substances checklist for a traditional strawberry tart:

Butter, icing sugar, egg, white flour, strawberry jam, strawberries, dairy milk, double cream, vanilla, egg yolks, caster sugar, cornflour, extra butter.

We’re going to maintain the strawbs and the vanilla, and ditch the remainder.

Components for this rose and strawberry tart

Right here’s what you’ll want as a substitute to make this tart. Most of this could by now be a part of your pantry staple rise up. Then major “particular” substances you’ll want to select up would be the hazelnuts, strawberries, and elective rose water, rose petals, and freeze-dried strawbs (which actually are completely elective, however how attractive do they give the impression of being?).

  • Hazelnuts
  • Rolled oats
  • Dates
  • Vanilla
  • Sea salt
  • Cacao butter
  • Shredded coconut
  • Cashews
  • Strawberries (frozen or recent)
  • Plant milk (eg oat / soy)
  • Brown rice syrup (or coco nectar)
  • Coconut oil
  • Rose water (elective)
  • Freeze-dried strawberries & dried rose petals (elective)

This plus a meals processor and/or blender, and a tart or cake tin. Observe – I made mine in my rectangular tart tin, simply to combine issues up, however it works completely in an everyday spherical cake tin too.

The very best meals that can assist you sleep

I’ve created this tart in collaboration with Pukka Tea, a world model who take advantage of lovely natural natural teas. They particularly requested me to create one thing to pair with their Night time Time sleep teas, one in all which is flavoured with berries. The packaging alone bought me impressed to plot this rose and strawberry creation, however I’ve additionally crafted this tart to particularly assist an excellent evening’s sleep. How so?

  1. Caffeine free – I’ve chosen strawberry and rose as the important thing flavours, with no cacao, espresso, or chocolate content material. Caffeine can have a half-life within the physique of as much as 10 hours, which means if you happen to devour one thing chocolate flavoured at 8pm, half of the caffeine might nonetheless be in your blood, protecting you from having a restful sleep till 6am. The imply half-life of caffeine is round 5 hours, so even for the typical particular person, tiramisu and chocolate at 8pm remains to be going to be in your system till 1am. Fruits, nuts, and complete grains in distinction include no caffeine.
  2. Wealthy in magnesium – nuts and oats are wealthy sources of magnesium, a mineral which helps with the comfort of our muscle tissue and nervous system. Consuming meals that are excessive in magnesium is due to this fact a good suggestion in your final meal of the day. 100 grams of hazelnuts comprises 163mg of magnesium, 100g of rolled oats include 270mg, whereas 100 grams of cashews include a formidable 292 mg. The really useful each day intakes for women and men are 420 mg and 320 mg respectively. So you may see how a 50-100g slice of this tart can get you a good distance there.
  3. Supply of melatoninoats, nuts, and strawberries are recognized sources of melatonin, a pure hormone which may help you’re feeling drained and go to sleep. Our our bodies produce their very own melatonin because the lights go down and it will get darkish, however our means to provide melatonin slows down as we age. As well as, a number of us keep glued to vibrant screens into the late hours, or on the very least, have our homes lit with synthetic lightning. In consequence, many people produce much less melatonin within the night than we did traditionally.
  4. Rose stress-free for the nervous system – rose oil (Rosa damascena) has been proven in quite a few research to have physiological and psychological rest and anti-anxiety results. One research confirmed that the inhalation of rose prompted important decreases in respiration fee, blood strain, in addition to topics score themselves as extra clam, relaxed, and fewer alert. Rose oil, rose-infused meals corresponding to this tart, or night simply smelling a bunch of recent roses can due to this fact give aid to despair, stress, and insomnia.

All in all, the right factor to have for dessert, together with a cup of Pukka’s natural sleep tea, to assist a restful evening’s sleep.

Rose and strawberry tart sliced up with bowl of strawberries and cup of Pukka Night Time berry tea

Substitution concepts for this rose and strawberry tart

I don’t wish to go the grocery store Buff! Alright. Let’s chat subs:

  • Hazelnuts – swap for almonds or walnuts. Each of those are additionally a fantastic supply of melatonin and magnesium, and the flavour will nonetheless be A+.
  • Oats – if you happen to’re gluten free or coeliac, you may swap these for buckwheat groats, or extra hazelnuts or shredded coconut.
  • Dates – you may swap for raisins or sultanas.
  • Cacao butter – I extremely advocate getting a bag of this, as a result of it provides a scrumptious white chocolate flavour to this tart and likewise helps it to set agency. However, if you happen to don’t have it, you may swap with coconut oil in each the bottom and filling if you happen to want.
  • Brown rice syrup – swap with some other impartial liquid sweetener – coconut nectar, agave syrup, yacon syrup, and even maple. Observe – the maple will give a stronger flavour, so if potential, I’d go for one of many extra impartial sweeteners.
  • Rose water – as a substitute add 2-3 drops of pure rose important oil, one which’s been made as meals grade or above (test the label, or use this model right here that I do for meals). Or you may omit it. It’s completely elective, and this tart remains to be attractive with out it, however it does add an additional layer of glam for positive.
  • Freeze-dried strawbs and rose petals – actually, I went and particularly purchased these for this tart, I didn’t have them available earlier than. However with how attractive it turned out, I’m glad I did, and will definitely be utilizing them once more! You can in any other case although enhance it with recent strawberries, shredded coconut, chopped roasted hazelnuts, or perhaps a recent rose out of your backyard.
Buffy ellen woman holding rose and strawberry tart sliced up with jar of hazelnuts

Suggestions for making the most effective uncooked tarts

You’re going to be a tart genius is not any time. Right here’s the place to begin:

  • Line your tin with compostable clear wrap – be certain that it’s compostable in any other case we gained’t have the ability to be buddies anymore. Add a splash of water to your tin, after which lay the wrap over – it will make it persist with the tin so it doesn’t wiggle round.
  • Meals processor to your crust – I don’t wish to enhance your cleansing burden, BUT, the most effective tarts are all the time made with two machines. Meals processor to your crust, blender to your filling. Suck it up, use each, I’ll be part of you within the double dishes crew after. A meals processor creates the right textured base to your cheesecake-like crust.
  • Blender to your filling – in distinction, a blender will get you that silky {smooth} cream to your filling, which makes you suppose its cream, and by no means guess it was made from nuts. Scrape your blender down half manner, then mix once more – usually not less than 1-minute complete.
  • Soak your cashews earlier than mixing – this makes it simpler in your blender, but additionally, provides you with a creamier silkier end.
  • Use a combo of each coco oil and cacao butter to your filling – it means you don’t get a robust flavour of both, however as a substitute obtain a silky-smooth white chocolate-esque flavour which is simply gorgeous. Strive it and let me know if you happen to agree!
  • Freeze for two hours, or refrigerate in a single day – each choices work for setting your tart. Sometimes, I’m determined to style mine (all the time the way in which), so I all the time go the 2-hour freezer choice.
Rose and strawberry tart topped with freeze-dried strawberries, dried rose petals, and a box of Pukka Night Time Berry tea and bowl of strawberries

Easy methods to retailer your tart

This tart can go both manner – it’s firmer than others due to the cacao butter content material (which matches rock arduous at room temp). So, it will possibly retailer fortunately within the fridge. I although nonetheless want to maintain it within the freezer, it makes it firmer, and nearly like extra of a ice cream type dessert. When you’ve completed making yours, pop a number of slices in each spots to see what you want greatest.

Within the fridge this tart will final per week, within the freezer as much as 2 months. After this time, all issues begin to entice little icicles and a little bit of freezer burn, so I usually all the time say 2 months as your max. My tarts by no means final 2 months, ever. If you are able to do that, all kudos to you!

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This submit was gratefully made potential with the assist of Pukka Tea. Thanks for supporting the manufacturers that assist me hold Be Good Organics a reside and thriving recipe useful resource for you. I’m so fortunate to have the ability to work with the most effective!

Rose and strawberry tart with bowl of strawberries, and cup of berry tea

Rose and Strawberry Tart

Rose lovers, I’m calling your identify. For those who’re on the lookout for a particular dessert flavoured together with your favorite bloom, learn on. This gorgeous tart is mild, delicate, completely candy – pair a slice together with your night cuppa for the right finish to your day.



Hazelnut Crust

  • ½
    roasted hazelnuts
  • ½
    rolled oats
  • 1
  • 1
    vanilla extract
  • pinch
    sea salt
  • 1
    cacao butter
  • 1
  • ½
    shredded coconut

Rose and Strawberry Cream

  • 1 ½
    soaked 2 hrs
  • 1

  • c
    plant milk
    e.g. oat or soy

  • c
    brown rice syrup
  • 1
    rose water
  • 1
    vanilla extract
  • ¼
    coconut oil
  • ¼
    cacao butter

To Prime

  • freeze-dried strawberries
  • dried rose petals


  1. Mix hazelnuts and oats in a meals processor to a couscous texture. Add remaining base substances besides coconut, and mix till it sticks between your fingers. Add coconut and mix evenly till mixed however retaining the shredded coconut texture. Press right into a French fluted tart tin lined with compostable clear wrap, then place within the freezer.

  2. Rinse and drain the cashews then place in a blender with the strawberries, milk, brown rice syrup, rose water, and vanilla till tremendous {smooth}. Whereas the blender is working on low, pour within the coconut oil and cacao butter till mixed. Pour filling into the tart tin, and place within the freezer for two hours to set.

  3. Prime with crushed and complete freeze-dried strawberries and dried rose petals if desired (see how I’ve finished mine within the video). Retailer within the fridge for 7 days or freezer for two months.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

  • Gluten free: Swap the rolled oats for buckwheat.

  • Nut free: Swap the hazelnuts for sunflower seeds or buckwheat, and the cashews for hemp seeds.

  • When you’ve got leftover crust, you may roll it into bliss balls and pop within the freezer. When you’ve got leftover filling, pour it into ramekins and place within the freezer to make a stunning rose and strawberry ice cream. Or, high with any leftover crust crumbled on high.

Diet Details

Rose and Strawberry Tart

Quantity Per Serving

Energy 313
Energy from Fats 207

% Every day Worth*

Fats 23g35%

Saturated Fats 12g75%

Polyunsaturated Fats 2g

Monounsaturated Fats 7g

Sodium 14mg1%

Potassium 277mg8%

Carbohydrates 27g9%

Fiber 3g13%

Sugar 16g18%

Protein 5g10%

Vitamin A 17IU0%

Vitamin C 8mg10%

Calcium 37mg4%

Iron 2mg11%

* P.c Every day Values are based mostly on a 2000 calorie food regimen.

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