Pasta Ciotti Italian Custard-Filled Dessert Tarts

Pasta Ciotti are a nice addition to a cookie tray or as a small after-dinner pastry with a cup of espresso or cappuccino.


Pasta Ciotti are small Italian custard-filled dessert tarts. The word ‘pasta’ is Italian for dough and in this case it refers to a sweet dough. Pasta Ciotti are a nice addition to a cookie tray or as a small after-dinner pastry with a cup of espresso or cappuccino.

Pasta Ciotti Italian Custard-Filled Dessert Tarts

Pasta Ciotti Italian Custard-Filled Dessert Tarts

Pasta Ciotti are small Italian custard-filled dessert tarts. The word 'pasta' is Italian for dough and in this case it refers to a sweet dough. Pasta Ciotti are a nice addition to a cookie tray or as a small after-dinner pastry with a cup of espresso or cappuccino.

Ingredients

    Pastry Dough
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup solid vegetable shortening
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Filling
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups half and half or whole milk
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 egg, beaten, for egg wash
  • Confectioners’ sugar for dusting
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