Biscuit Cream Tarts, aka Number or Alphabet Cakes, are still all the rage! These popular tarts were created by the Israeli pastry chef Adi Klinghofer and consists of layers of cookie, pastry or cake with a creamy filling between the layers and topped with anything from fresh flowers, to fruit, macarons, meringues, candy, etc. The tarts are great for birthdays, engagement parties, hen’s parties, weddings, baby showers, etc. The tarts can even have an Easter or Christmas theme! Here are a few reasons why these tarts are so popular:
- they are not too time consuming to make. You can prepare the base layers and filling in advance and assemble close to serving time or the day before.
- you can decide how many layers you would like your tart to have
- you can decide how and with what you would like to decorate your tart, i.e. fresh flowers, shop-bought or home-made macarons, chocolates, candy, cookies, meringues, fudge, marshmallows, etc. You can really get those creative juices flowing with these cream tarts!
- they are relatively easy and inexpensive to make.