Strawberry Tart Recipe
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Strawberry Tart Recipe

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Looking for the perfect ending to any summertime meal? Here's a swift-to-fix, creamy strawberry tart that boasts a crunchy chocolate layer tucked next to the crust. You could also make individual tartlets instead of one big one. —Dawn Tringali, Hamilton Square, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet refrigerated pie pastry
  • 3 ounces German sweet chocolate, melted
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2-1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1/4 cup red currant jelly

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 432 calories, 22 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 187 mg sodium, 57 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Directions

  1. Press pastry onto the bottom and up the sides of an ungreased 9-in. fluted tart pan with a removable bottom. Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. Spread melted chocolate over bottom of crust. Refrigerate for 5-10 minutes or until almost set. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, cream and vanilla until smooth. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar. Spread over chocolate layer.
  3. Arrange strawberries over filling; brush with jelly. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Remove sides of pan before serving. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Strawberry Tart in Simple & Delicious May/June 2007, p37

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 432 calories, 22 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 187 mg sodium, 57 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Jul. 13, 2013

"this was very good, however I did not add the chocolate and it tasted great"

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Reviewed Sep. 5, 2011

"Tastes like a recipe from a master chef. My husband forwarned me that if I make one to take to a family gathering, I'd better make one to leave at home."

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Reviewed Jun. 29, 2011

"I've made at least 4 of these delicious and beautiful tarts. It is fabulous!"

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Reviewed Jan. 17, 2011

"Delicious! A little hard to cut with the chocolate on the bottom, but worth the effort."

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Reviewed Jun. 5, 2010

"Delicious. The chocolate added just the right touch."

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