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Strawberry Ginger Tart

“This tart heralds lazy summer days when strawberries are at their sweetest and juiciest. It’s entirely customizable, too. You can substitute any refrigerated cookie dough for the crust.” —Chantal Bourbon, Montreal, Quebec
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 4 cups halved fresh strawberries
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/4 cup seedless strawberry jam
  • 1 tablespoon crystallized ginger, finely chopped

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg white and ginger. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of a greased 9-in. tart pan.
  • Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Sprinkle with chips. Bake 4-5 minutes longer or until chocolate is melted; spread over crust. Cool on a wire rack.
  • In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and milk until smooth; spread over chocolate. Top with strawberries. In a small microwave-safe bowl, microwave jam in 10-second intervals until melted; brush over strawberries. Sprinkle with ginger. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 293 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 201mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

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  • mandt2
    Feb 16, 2020

    This was very tasty, and looked like it was made by a pro. The only thing I'd alter would be to decrease the chocolate chips to 1/2 cup so it would be a thinner layer to cut through. Instead of flour, i made it gluten free by substituting Bob's Red Mill 1 to 1. That worked great, although the Bob's 1 to 1 doesn't turn as brown when baked. It was a yummy crust. I was nearly out of sugar free strawberry jan, so i mixed in raspberry jam, too. I'll definitely make this again. Five stars. I'll try to post a picture.

  • sugarcrystal
    Aug 26, 2016

    Wonderful tart! I love the combination of ginger & strawberries. Even the crust is very flavorful.

  • JennMooney
    Jul 24, 2011

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