Saskatoon Style Tartlets


For the base of the tartlets:

  • 150 gr butter, room temperature.
  • 100 gr confectioner’s sugar.
  • 1 egg.
  • 1 teaspoon of Mex – Can® Extracto de Vainilla (Vanilla Extract).
  • 250 gr wheat flour.
  • 1 orange zest.

For the filling:

  • 200 gr of Saskatoon blueberries or blackberries.
  • ½ cup water.
  • ¼ cup sugar.
  • 1 teaspoon lemon or orange juice.
  • 2 tablespoons of cornstarch.
  • 1 jar of Mex – Can® Mermelada de Guayaba (Guava Jam).
50 minutes
4 servings


How to prepare:

  1. For the base: in a bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Add the egg, the Mex – Can® Extracto de Vainilla (Vanilla Extract) and mix, then add the flour and orange zest all at once.
  2. Knead on a surface; Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  3. Spread on a flour-dusted surface and cover tartlet molds (individual molds or a large 25 cm mold). Refrigerate.
  4. For the filling, simmer the blackberries, sugar and lemon juice on medium heat for 10 minutes or until achieving a thick consistency; add the cornstarch and cook for 2 more minutes.
  5. Once warm, add the Mex – Can® Mermelada de Guayaba (Guava Jam) and pour into the tartlet molds.
  6. Cover with pastry strips to decorate and bake at 180 C for 35 minutes or until golden brown. Allow to cool and serve.