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White Chocolate Fruit Tart Recipe

White Chocolate Fruit Tart Recipe

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

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.

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.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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