Burned Caramel Walnut Tart Filling - Food Technologists

Burned Caramel Walnut Tart Filling - Food Technologists

Ingredients

  • Walnut Halves - 29.74%
  • Sugar - 19.74%
  • Heavy Cream - 15.59%
  • Water - 15.00%
  • Butter - 13.03%
  • Honey - 6.91%

Directions

Applications: Bakery, Confections


Procedure:

  1. Cook the sugar and water at 293°F until it reaches the hard crack stage
  2. Add the honey, butter and heavy cream one by one to the carmel mixture
  3. Put the entire blend back on the stove until it reaches 257° to 266°F and thickens slightly
  4. Pour final mixture onto walnut halves and stir until well coated
  5. Store refrigerated in closed container
  6. Gently reheat in a microwave or stove top to bring it back to a flowable state
  7. Fill tart shells with warm viscous product Manufacturer can use their own tart shell for this application.
  8. Walnut mixture can be manufactured and shipped to food service operations as a tart filling.