White Chocolate Fruit Tart Recipe
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White Chocolate Fruit Tart Recipe

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"This tart is an absolutely marvelous summer dessert!" notes Claire Darby of New Castle, Delaware.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (10 to 12 ounces) white baking chips, melted and cooled
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 2 kiwifruit, peeled and sliced
  • GLAZE:
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 342 calories, 21 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 147 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually add flour and mix well.
  2. Press into an ungreased 11-in. fluted tart pan with removable bottom or 12-in. pizza pan with sides. Bake at 300° for 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. For filling, in a small bowl, beat melted chips and cream. Add cream cheese; beat until smooth. Spread over crust. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  4. Drain pineapple, reserving 1/2 cup juice. Arrange the pineapple, strawberries, oranges and kiwi over filling.
  5. For glaze, in a small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in lemon juice and reserved pineapple juice until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Cool.
  6. Brush glaze over fruit. Refrigerate for 1 hour before serving. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 16 servings.
Originally published as White Chocolate Fruit Tart in Taste of Home June/July 1998, p67

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 342 calories, 21 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 147 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.

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Reviewed Apr. 9, 2013

Absolutely delicious! Nice alternative to the usual custard tart fillings. The cream cheese and white chocolate paired so nicely with the fruit I added - strawberries, kiwi, blueberries and raspberries. Everyone asked for the recipe!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 21, 2012

Have make this for years. Brought it to a pot luck last night and received several comments and requests for recipe. Really good looking with great taste.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 25, 2011

Not a crumb left! The only thing I changed in the ingredients was adding ~2tsp (1 lemon worth) of zest to the crust. It really added a nice citrus flavor (and justified buying a lemon for 1/2 tsp of juice). I only used 1/4 cup of glaze, and I also modified a couple steps. First, I've always had issues combining things with melted white chocolate; it always clumps up because it cools too much. For this recipe, I added the chips and cream to the bowl of my stand mixer and set it over boiling water. I mixed until smooth and then whipped using the mixer until it cooled off a bit. Then I threw in the cream cheese 1-2 ounces at a time and whipped on medium until it was smooth. The result was so creamy and light! I also prepped each part of the recipe and stored them separately in the fridge overnight, then assembled a couple hours before serving because I was afraid it would get soggy. The results were terrific. Oh, one more thing...the smaller the fruit the more impressive the design looks.

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Reviewed Feb. 25, 2011

This is my husbands favorite dessert, it will impress a crowd

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2010

This recipe is relatively easy to make-always delectable-always a crowd pleaser.I always make one at Chirstmas and Easter and at least once while berries are in season.

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