Taste

Published on May 8th, 2015 | by AberdeenMagazine

Made with Love: Fruit Tart

Fruit tart for Mom
that even Dad can make

Stephanie says that, inspired by a tart at Harrods of London, this tart is perfect for oven-shy men to make with the kids, as each component is only a few ingredients. // by Angelia Schultz

CRUST
– 1/4 cup ground almonds
– 1/2 cup butter – melted
– 1/2 cup sugar
– 1 1/2 cup flour
– 1 egg yolk
– 1 tsp vanilla extract
– 1 tsp almond extract
COMBINE all crust ingredients in a food processor until well mixed. Press into a 10”- 11” tart pan. Prick with a fork to ventilate. Bake at 350* for 15 minutes. Let cool.

FILLING
– 16 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
– 1/2 cup sugar
– 1 tsp vanilla extract
– 1 tsp almost extract
COMBINE all filling ingredients, and mix well. Spread over the cooled crust and top with sliced fruits of choice.

FRUIT POSSIBILITIES
Strawberries, kiwi, star fruit, mandarin oranges, cantaloupe, pineapple, Asian pear, blueberries, blackberries

GLAZE
– 1 tbsp corn starch
– 1 cup fruit juice (pineapple or orange)
– 1/2 cup sugar
– 1 tsp lemon juice
COMBINE all ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and allow to cool. Spread the glaze over the fruit tart. Refrigerate. Serve. Enjoy. Happy Mother’s Day!

 


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