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Fresh Fruit Tart

This fresh fruit tart is the epitome of summer. Made with a rich cream cheese based filling and topped with fresh fruits, it's as delicious as it is beautiful.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword fruit tart, tart recipe
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 servings
Calories 390kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 sticks of unsalted butter softened and sliced
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups fresh fruit berries and kiwi recommended
  • 1/2 cup jam smooth versus chunky

Instructions

Crust:

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • In a food processor, combine confectioner's sugar, flour, and butter. Blend until the mixture forms a ball.
    A combination of flour, sugar, and butter in a food processor
  • Using your fingers, press the dough into a 9-inch tart pan with a removable bottom, taking care to push the crust into the indentations in the sides. Pat until the crust is even and somewhat smooth.
    Raw tart crust in a 9-inch tart pan
  • Bake the crust for 10 to 12 minutes, or until it turns a light share of brown. Set aside to cool.
    Fresh Fruit Tart

Filling and Topping:

  • Beat the cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla together until smooth. 
    A mixture of cream cheese, sugar and vanilla beat until smooth
  • Spread the cream over the cooled crust. Decorate the top with a variety of colorful fruits.
    A tart covered with strawberries, blueberries and raspberries
  • Heat up the jam in the microwave or in a small sauce pan until it becomes slightly melted. Using a pastry brush, lightly spread the jam on top of the fruit to give it a nice sheen. Refrigerate for at least 15 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 390kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 103mg | Potassium: 160mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin A: 649IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 2mg