French Strawberry Tart


1 ¼ c buttermilk baking mix
¼ c sugar, divided
1 Tbsp grated orange peel
½ stick butter, softened
1 pt fresh strawberries, cut into halves
½ c orange juice
¼ c water
2 Tbsp sugar
1 Tbsp cornstarch
½ c heavy whipping cream
2 Tbsp sugar

Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Mix baking mix, ¼ c sugar and the orange peel. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. Press mixture in bottom of ungreased 9” round pan.
Bake until light brown, 10 to 12 minutes; cool about 30 minutes.
Invert crust on serving plate. Arrange strawberries on crust. Mix orange juice, water, 2 Tbsp sugar and the cornstarch in saucepan.
Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute; cool completely. Pour orange glaze on strawberries. Refrigerate 1 hour.
Beat whipping cream and 2 Tbsp sugar in chilled 1 ½ -quart bowl until stiff. Garnish tart with whipped cream and serve.

Calories: 240
12g Fat (7g Saturated fat, 35mg Cholesterol.) 200mg Sodium. 31g Carbohydrates (1g Fiber, 18g Total sugar.) 3g Protein.

Lower Fat: Bake a lower fat pie crust by kneading together ¾ c all-purpose flour, ½ tsp salt, ¼ tsp baking powder, 2 Tbsp light butter spread & 3 Tbsp milk, then refrigerate 1 hour before baking. Substitute 1 cup fat-free whipped cream for heavy cream. 120 Calories. 1.5g Fat (0g Saturated fat, 0mg Cholesterol.) 150mg Sodium. 25g Carbohydrates (1g Fiber, 17g Total sugar.) 2g Protein.
Lower Carbohydrate: No recommendations as would change the integrity of the dish.
Lower Sodium: Bake a low-sodium pie crust by kneading together ¾ c all-purpose flour, 1 Tbsp milk, and ¼ c vegetable oil, then refrigerate for 1 hour before baking. 220 Calories. 13g Fat (5g Saturated fat, 15mg Cholesterol.) 5mg Sodium. 26g Carbohydrates (2g Fiber, 16g Total sugar.) 2g Protein.
Dairy-free: Substitute margarine and dairy-free whipped topping. 200 Calories. 7g Fat (3g Saturated fat, 5mg Cholesterol.) 240mg Sodium. 33g Carbohydrates (1g Fiber, 18g Total sugar.) 2g Protein.
Gluten-free: Use gluten-free pie crust. 230 Calories. 12g Fat (7g Saturated fat, 30mg Cholesterol.) 90mg Sodium. 32g Carbohydrates (1g Fiber, 17g Total sugar.) 2g Protein.

October 25, 2022

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