Italian Crostata

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Lorenzo Nardi

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“This is the traditional Italian Crostata. I love it for breakfast or as sweet snack next to a cup of tea.”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
40
min.
Baking
30
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Pieces:-8+
250 g flour
300 g blueberry jam
100 g butter
100 g sugar
egg
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • rolling pin
  • Step 1/12

    Mix flour and sugar on a flat surface and make a well in the middle.
    • 250 g flour
    • 100 g sugar

    Mix flour and sugar on a flat surface and make a well in the middle.

  • Step 2/12

    Chop the butter and add it to the well.
    • 100 g butter

    Chop the butter and add it to the well.

  • Step 3/12

    Open the egg, beat it in a small bowl, and add it to the well.
    • egg

    Open the egg, beat it in a small bowl, and add it to the well.

  • Step 4/12

    Kneat all the ingredients to obtain a uniform dough.

    Kneat all the ingredients to obtain a uniform dough.

  • Step 5/12

    Roll out the dough in between two baking papers and leave to rest in the fridge for 30 minutes.
    • rolling pin

    Roll out the dough in between two baking papers and leave to rest in the fridge for 30 minutes.

  • Step 6/12

    Take the dough from the fridge and put it into a baking pan keeping the baking paper underneath. Remove the dough in excess from the sides and save it for the stripes.

    Take the dough from the fridge and put it into a baking pan keeping the baking paper underneath. Remove the dough in excess from the sides and save it for the stripes.

  • Step 7/12

    Use the fork end to pierce the dough.

    Use the fork end to pierce the dough.

  • Step 8/12

    Spread uniformly the jam on the dough.
    • 300 g blueberry jam

    Spread uniformly the jam on the dough.

  • Step 9/12

    Use the fingers to fold the dough in excess on the sides.

    Use the fingers to fold the dough in excess on the sides.

  • Step 10/12

    Roll out the saved dough and use the knife to cut it into stripes.

    Roll out the saved dough and use the knife to cut it into stripes.

  • Step 11/12

    Arrange the stripes on the jam.

    Arrange the stripes on the jam.

  • Step 12/12

    Bake for 40 minutes in a 180° static oven.

    Bake for 40 minutes in a 180° static oven.