Vanilla Cream Fruit Tart
Total TimePrep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min. + chilling
My family calls this our “Patriotic Tart”! We loved the red, white and blue and will make this a part of our Fourth of July celebration each year! It was yummy - especially the cream stuff. delicious!!
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I have made this pretty dessert for many years when I want something special to serve. It is very versatile as you can vary the fruits , using your favorite choices and patterns . This is always a big hit at functions.
Very pretty and easy for kids to help with! The nice thing about this recipe is that it is great as written, but can also be very versatile. Try substituting semi-sweet baking chocolate for the white chocolate, or add cocoa powder to the crust mixture, or drizzle the tart with melted dark chocolate. You can also use other seasonal fruits or berries.
This is delicious and everyone I have ever served it to has loved it, especially in the summer with fresh peaches on top. I have been making this for many years and stopped using pineapple juice and use water instead for the glaze. At Christmas I use strawberries and kiwi on top.
This was quite delicious! I cut the recipe in half and made it in a smaller tart pan. I baked the crust for only about 21 minutes or so. I personally don't like white chocolate at all, but still really enjoyed this. I'd really like to see how it would taste with chocolate chips instead of the white ones though. I'll try that next time! I skipped the strawberries and did blackberries, raspberries, and blueberries. We felt the leftovers tasted even better the next day. I'd make this one again!
Love the crust and glazed berries. I didn't care for the white chocolate in the cream cheese layer. Have made for picnics and makes nice presentation.
This was amazing! I didn't glaze the berries - the tartness went well with the sweetness of the cream.
I have been making this fruit tart ever since it was first published in the 90s. It is one of my family's all-time favorites. I have used everything from strawberries & raspberries in the spring, peaches, plums & other stone fruits in the summer, apples & pears and fall and whatever looked good in the store in the winter. It's always been fantastic. It even worked well when I used dairy-free products when I needed to have a dessert for a lactose-intolerant guest.
I have a similar recipe that combines cream cheese with confectioners sugar so I thought I would try a different version. It was yummy and a nice contrast against the blueberry compote I made for the top (compote is combination of blueberries, water,sugar and constarch) I also outlined the blueberries with fresh strawberries !!!