Rustic Tartlets Filled with Dulce de Leche, Strawberries, and Mango

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You’ve got to love a dessert that looks impressive, tastes unbelievable, but that’s actually quite simple to make. These juicy, sweet tartlets are exactly that. Baked, then filled with a creamy dulce de leche filling and topped with fresh strawberries and mangos, these little bites are ideal for a buffet or party, as you can fill a couple of hours before your guests arrive. (I have made these numerous times, especially for our cookbook signings!)

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The dulce de leche is the secret ingredient that sets these tarts apart. It’s a milky marvel from south of the border and literally translates to milk jam. Dulce de leche looks and feels a lot like caramel, but the flavors are more complex and the sweetness is less overwhelming.

Get the recipe for these tartlets over at Betty Crocker.

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Written by Yvette / Photos by Yvette

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8 Responses to “Rustic Tartlets Filled with Dulce de Leche, Strawberries, and Mango”

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    Debra — September 3, 2013 @ 2:37 pm

    What beautiful tartlets! Ummm–Dulce de Leche. I’ve never made it myself, but I have loved it anytime I’ve been served. I would love to really perfect these little cuties so I could be comfortable with making them often. They look so pretty!

    • Muy Bueno replied: — September 8th, 2013 @ 6:18 pm

      If you make them Debra please keep me posted. They are super yummy!

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    Holly — September 4, 2013 @ 6:12 pm

    I wouldn’t have thought to use dulce de leche with strawberries and mangoes- it sounds wonderful. I think small tart pans are my next purchase — I’ve been using a muffin tin instead but love the shape of your tarts. What a great dessert!

    • Muy Bueno replied: — September 8th, 2013 @ 6:17 pm

      Thank you Holly! Dulce de leche and these summer fruits are a magical combo. Looking forward to seeing you soon!

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    vangiesoza — September 5, 2013 @ 8:30 pm

    Muy ricos, they are always a big hit at our book signings.

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    Aunt Clara — September 14, 2013 @ 2:08 pm

    How cute they look, and anything with dulce de leche has to be good. Great idea.

    • Muy Bueno replied: — September 15th, 2013 @ 4:17 pm

      Thank you Aunt Clara. I agree when it comes to dulce de leche — it’s my guilty pleasure and have a spoon of it every time I’m craving something sweet ;)

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    Kalyan — September 23, 2013 @ 11:00 pm

    Just mouthwatering…looks delicious!

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