Fresh Fruit Tart

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Fresh Fruit Tart Fresh Fruit Tart


Servings: 8 servings
Cook Time: 14 min
Difficulty: Easy

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Crust:
1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, softened and sliced

Filling:
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Topping:
Fresh strawberries, kiwi slices, blueberries, raspberries

Glaze:
1 (6-ounce) can frozen limeade concentrate, thawed
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/4 cup granulated sugar
Whipped cream, for garnish

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Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

For the crust: In a food processor, combine the confectioners’ sugar, flour, and butter, and process until the mixture forms a ball. With your fingers, press the dough into a 12-inch tart pan with a removable bottom, taking care to push the crust into the indentations in the sides. Pat until the crust is even. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until very lightly browned. Set aside to cool.

For the filling and topping: Beat the cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla together until smooth. Spread over the cooled crust. Cut the strawberries into 1/4-inch slices and arrange around the edge of the crust. For the next circle, use kiwi slices. Add another circle of strawberries, filling in any spaces with blueberries. Cluster the raspberries in the center of the tart.

For the glaze: Combine the limeade, cornstarch, lime juice, and sugar in a small saucepan and cook over medium heat until clear and thick, about 2 minutes. Let cool. With a pastry brush, glaze the entire tart. You will not use all of the glaze.

Keep the tart in the refrigerator. Remove about 15 minutes before serving. Slice into 8 wedges and serve with a dollop of whipped cream.

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Unbelievably good!! Thanks Paula!

By Kris on February 16, 2014

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is there something I can use instead of a tart pan??

By EllaV on November 11, 2013

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This recipe is FANTASTIC! A friend served this at a birthday party and everyone was so impressed! The crust is out of this world and the filling is divine. I highly recommend this tart!

By Diane T. Birmingham on August 17, 2013

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I haven't made the tart yet but I think it looks wonderful! can it be made by hand? I want to try it :D Do I have to soften the butter if it's made by hand?

By Jasmine on June 18, 2013

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This is an AWESOME treat! I have made mini ones following the same basic recipe. Instead of using the tart pan, I simply roll the dough into little balls and flatten slightly. Bake in the oven until lihghtly browned. Cool. Place "cookie" in a decorative cup cake paper them top with filling, fruit, and limeade glaze. This is easier so I don't have to worry about cutting the tart.

By LoRetta on August 25, 2012

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If you don't have a 12 inch tart pan could you use a 9 inch or a pizza pan or a pie pan? Could you please let me know soon as possible. Thank You. Your Freind Linda Spalding

By linda spalding on August 23, 2012

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The Fresh Fruit Tart, is sooooooooooooo... delicious and easy to make... and so elegant to serve. Thank You Paula, Your the best.. Janet Demien woo hoo you go girl smile

By Janet Demien on May 26, 2012

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yummy smile

By Anonymous on February 21, 2012

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i love this it look good and yummy i want to make it for thanksgiving i hope it is good yummy !!!

By Anonymous on November 12, 2011

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I can not believe it how easy to made them . Look`s come from bakery. Thank you very much,I will make it more and more. Love.

By Mariana Marz on August 11, 2011

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LOVED, LOVED, LOVED this recipe!!!!! Paula, YOU ROCK!!!!!!

By Kathy Scubla on April 09, 2011

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This is always a big hit with family and co-workers. There are never any left-overs!! Yummy!

By Anonymous on September 21, 2010

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SUPER EASY!!!! This tart was really great tasting and very professional looking! smile

By Anonymous on August 28, 2010

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I made this so easy recipe for a party and everyone LOVED it! My husband even asked me to make another one after the first one was all gone. And he's not a big sweet eater.

By Anonymous on May 24, 2010

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By Anonymous on April 03, 2010

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I love this recipe. It is so easy and looks professional. Everyone I have made this for loves this. I rate this a 5!!!!

By Anonymous on February 26, 2010

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this fruit tart is so good me and my 10yr. old daughter baked one.It was really fun doing it together. We had a nice mother and daughter time together.I recommend it. Thanks Paula Deen

By melmia on April 18, 2009

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