25 Years of Award Winning Baking & Dessert Video Recipes

breakfast & brunch bars & squares cupcakes shortbreads breads youtube channel
about us
recipe index
substitutions
ingredients
glossary
conversions
weight vs volume
valentine's baking
apple recipes
pumpkin recipes
cranberry recipes
chocolate recipes
healthy baking
eggless recipes
comfort foods
blueberry recipes
biscotti recipes
pudding recipes
english tea party
trifle recipes
ice cream recipes
strawberry recipes
lemon recipes
christmas cookies
christmas baking
christmas candy
halloween baking
thanksgiving baking
candy recipes
easter baking
baking history
bibliography

 
Subscribe Now
 

Newest Video Recipe - Easy Fruit Tart

 

Catch up on all the latest videos by clicking    in the above player.
     

This Easy Fruit Tart has a buttery crisp shortbread crust, and the filling is simply a beaten mixture of heavy cream and mascarpone cheese. The crowning touch is the fruit, and you can arrange the fruit in concentric circles or rows, or to make things "easy", you can just pile the fruit randomly on top of the cream.

Unlike the Classic Fruit Tart that uses a Sweet Pastry Crust, this tart uses a pre-baked shortbread crust, which does taste like a shortbread cookie. It is so easy to prepare. Just give the ingredients a quick whirl in your food processor until the pastry starts to form clumps. Then simply press the pastry into your tart pan. Place the crust in the freezer while you preheat your oven, and then bake the crust until golden brown.

While the classic filling for fruit tarts may be a pastry cream, I decided to use an uncooked filling made by beating mascarpone cheese with heavy whipping cream, a little sugar and vanilla extract. It is lovely; velvety smooth and so creamy. Mascarpone cheese is an ivory colored soft cheese that is thick and velvety, with a sweet and buttery rich flavor. It is produced from cow's milk and has a texture similar to cream cheese. In fact, you can use regular cream cheese instead of Mascarpone in this recipe. Mascarpone Cheese is typically sold in plastic eight ounce (250 gram) tubs and can be found in specialty food stores and in the deli section of some grocery stores. Once the filling is spread onto the baked and cooled shortbread crust, garnish the tart with fresh fruit. While I have used fresh berries, you could use slices of kiwi, pineapple, banana, melon, plums, mango, nectarines, or peaches.

Continue to the Easy Fruit Tart recipe page.....

Let's get baking!!

Stephanie Jaworski

Joyofbaking.com 25 Years on the Internet

 

Latest Cake Videos Playlist

Catch up on all the latest videos by clicking    in the above player.
     

 Latest Cookie Videos Playlist

Catch up on all the latest videos by clicking    in the above player.
     

Subscribe Now
 
     
 

 

 

New Videos

   
   

 
 

Contact Us   Privacy Policy

Use of materials on all pages on the domains Joyofbaking.com, joyofbaking.mobi, the Joyofbaking.com Facebook Page, @joyofbaking on Twitter, the Joyofbaking.com RSS Feed, the Joyofbaking.com email list the Joyofbaking1 YouTube Channel and any emails sent from @joyofbaking.com are entirely at the risk of the user and their owner, iFood Media LLC will not be responsible for any damages directly or indirectly resulting from the use.

References cited may include a link to purchase the referenced book or item on Amazon.com. Joyofbaking.com receives a commission on any purchases resulting from these links.

This website and the contents are not endorsed or sponsored by the owner of the "Joy of Cooking" series of books or its publisher Simon & Schuster, Inc. and is not related to the  "Joy the Baker" books and website. Video icons by Asher.

Content in any form may not be copied or used without written permission of Stephanie Jaworski, Joyofbaking.com.  Students and non profit educators may use content without permission with proper credit. 

A baking resource on the Internet since 1997

Copyright  1997 to 2022 iFood Media LLC