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Strawberry Tart Recipe

Strawberry Tart Recipe

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 YIELD: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 vanilla extract
  • 1-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2-1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1/4 cup red currant jelly

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.

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.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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