FOR THE TART BASE
- 2 tbsp ground flaxseed
- 6 tbsp filtered water
- 50g ground almonds
- 150g plain white flour
- 1/2 tsp sea salt
- 2 tbsp Canadian maple syrup (preferably dark for its robust taste)
- 2 tbsp neutral oil
- 3 tbsp almond milk
- 1-2 tbsp jam of choice
FOR THE FILLING
- 300g siklen tofu
- 2 tbsp coconut oil
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 4 tbsp Canadian maple syrup (preferably dark for its robust taste)
- Crushed pistachios
- Preheat oven to 180°C.
- Grease a loose bottom pie tin with a little coconut oil and line with baking paper.
TO MAKE THE TART
- Make the flax egg by mixing the ground flax and water in a bowl – set aside to thicken.
- Add all the dry ingredients to a large bowl and mix to combine. Then add in the oil, almond milk, maple syrup and the flax egg. Mix thoroughly to form a dough.
- Bring together then roll out onto a floured board.
- Transfer the dough to the tart pan and use your fingers to press into the bottom and up the sides. Poke a few holes with a fork across the bottom and the sides.
- Bake the case for 20 minutes on 180°C.
- Remove from the oven and allow the tart base to cool a little.
TO MAKE THE FILLING
- Add all the ingredients to a food processor and mix until smooth and creamy.
- Spread the jam across the base of the tart then spoon the filling on top.
- Slice the strawberries and place them over the top of the filling. Sprinkle over some pistachios.
- Add to the fridge to firm up a little.
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