Mini Fruit Tartlets

Cake Couture

Cake-baker extraordinaire and creator of Cocolicious cake company, Lucinda Hamilton, shares her deliciously different recipes for the perfect afternoon tea

  • 1 pkt filo pastry
  • 300ml whipping cream
  • 2tbsp icing sugar
  • 1tsp vanilla essence
  • fresh berries
  • 50g butter melted
  • 1 mini muffin tin
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C and cut the filo pastry sheets into approx. 3” (8cm) squares.
  2. Brush each square with melted butter and layer 4 or 5 sheets onto each other.
  3. Place each square into the tin. Bake for approx. 10 minutes until golden brown.
  4. Cool slightly and then place on wire rack to cool further.

For the Crème Chantilly

  1. Mix whipping cream and icing sugar and vanilla essence until form soft peaks.
  2. Spoon or pipe into cool pastry cases and decorate with berries.

You can order a batch of Cocolicious’ special cookies, and lots of other delicious cakey treats directly from Loulou by emailing

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  • pictures David Merewether