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Beautiful Berry Tart

This beautiful berry tart is the perfect summer treat. Easy to make and even more fun to eat!

Happy Thursday everyone! I have a light, fruity berry tart dessert that is almost too beautiful to eat. Almost.

This beautiful berry tart is the perfect summer treat. Easy to make and even more fun to eat! So now that you're craving it (I know you are!), you got to make it!

I love to make fresh fruit desserts in the Summer. The warmth of the season just seems to compliment eating fresh and light. So now is the perfect time to make my Beautiful Berry Tart. It’s a crowd pleaser to the eyes and taste buds! πŸ˜‰ It has an elegant presentation that will fool your family into thinking you spent hours making it. But just between you and me, this berry treat is a cinch to create.

This beautiful berry tart is the perfect summer treat. Easy to make and even more fun to eat! So now that you're craving it (I know you are!), you got to make it!

My tart begins with a sweet pastry crust, filled with a lemony cream cheese, topped with beautiful blueberries. I do love my blueberries but I ask you…why limit this to just one fruit? I think any combination of berries would be delicious! Can you picture this all decked out in berries for the 4th of July? So cute, right?

This beautiful berry tart is the perfect summer treat. Easy to make and even more fun to eat! So now that you're craving it (I know you are!), you got to make it!So now that you’re craving this (I know you are!) here’s your plan. Whip up this dessert, invite some friends over and start enjoying this beautiful season called summer. πŸ™‚

Beautiful Berry Tart

This beautiful berry tart is the perfect summer treat. Easy to make and even more fun to eat! So now that you're craving it (I know you are!), you got to make it!
Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 48 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 3 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 1 8- ounce sheet puff pastry thawed
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 1 tablespoon turbinado sugar
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons confectioner sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups blueberries

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Unfold the sheet of pastry and place on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  3. Using the tip of a knife, score a 1-inch border around the pastry without cutting all the way through. Then brush the border with egg and sprinkle with the turbinado sugar. Bake until golden and puffed, about 18 to 22 minutes.
  4. Using the tip of a knife, rescore the border of the cook pastry without cutting all the way through. Gently press down on the center of the pastry sheet to flatten it. Let cool to room temperature, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, with an electric mixer, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Then add the cream, lemon zest and the confectioners sugar and beat until smooth. Spread the cream cheese filling evenly within the pastry borders.
  6. Add the blueberries in a single layer over the filling. Cut and enjoy!

 

 Adapted from Real Simple

19 Comments

  1. I don’t know a better combination than blueberry and lemon; especially working with pastry! The lemony cream cheese base sounds so interesting I think I’m going to give this recipe a try! Thank you for sharing this post! πŸ™‚

  2. This looks so amazingly delicious! Blueberries in the summer are one of our favorites! Thank you for sharing this at the #SmallVictoriesSundayLinkup!

  3. Thanks for sharing this delicious looking tart at Inspire Me Monday at Create With Joy, Laura! We’re thrilled to featured your recipe this week! πŸ™‚

    Look forward to seeing what you share at this week’s party!

  4. What a pretty dessert! I could really impress my mom buddies with this. πŸ™‚
    Thanks for linking up at the #homemattersparty this weekend. We’re glad to have you.

  5. Laura this looks amazing!
    Thanks for sharing your recipe at Inspire Me Monday at Create With Joy.
    Congrats – you are one of our Featured Guests this week! πŸ™‚

  6. An amazing dessert, it looks so delicious and the recipe sounds so easy. What a great dessert to serve to guests after a wonderful dinner. Thanks for sharing on #OMHGFF recently!
    Hope you have a wonderful weekend

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