Fresh Fruit Tarts amongst Lemon Curd – A calorie-free fresh fruit tart amongst a uncomplicated shortbread crust filled amongst a mixture of cream cheese together with lemon curd. Simple to brand together with easily adaptable to your favorite fruits.
I come across thus many gorgeous desserts out at that topographic point every unmarried day. I wish to brand them all .. you lot know the ones dripping amongst chocolate together with caramel, stacked four layers high, garnished amongst peanut butter cups, candied nuts together with whipped cream. If I could hold upwards a pastry chef that’s what I would brand all day, everyday. But my fourth dimension (and calories) are express thus when it comes to making something nosotros tin bask I e'er appear to larn to the fresh fruit desserts whether it hold upwards a pie, or crepe, or tart! We nonetheless had a piffling left over lemon curd and I started wondering what it would hold upwards similar blended amongst cream cheese. Bingo – Fresh Fruit Tarts amongst lemon curd cream cheese!
The filling is to a greater extent than tart than sweetness thus I idea a ‘sweeter’ crust may residuum out the tartness of the lemon curd. This super uncomplicated shortbread crust came together inward less than a minute. Add butter, confectioners’ carbohydrate together with flour inward a nutrient processor together with pulse until it forms a dough. Press it into the tart shells together with bake for 12 minutes. No rolling required!
Cool the baked tart shells completely thus create total amongst the lemon curd mixture. Refrigerate the filled tarts earlier adding the fruit or serve at in 1 lawsuit topped amongst your favorite fresh fruit together with a dusting of confectioners’ carbohydrate if desired. The simplicity makes them perfectly delicious!
The crust tin hold upwards made ahead together with kept inward an airtight container for upwards to 3 days.
And if you’re nonetheless non convinced, these tarts are completely calorie free! Not actually – only kidding! I bet I had you lot for a minute! But the recipe is easily doubled or tripled if you’re having a few extra for dinner, or only demand an extra dessert – non judging!
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A calorie-free fresh fruit tart amongst a uncomplicated shortbread crust filled amongst a mixture of cream cheese together with lemon curd. Super uncomplicated to brand together with easily adaptable to your favorite fruits.
Servings: 3 tarts
lemon curd (see NOTES for recipe link)
Assorted sliced fruits together with berries - kiwi
strawberries, blueberries, raspberries
Powdered carbohydrate for garnish if desired
- For the shortbread crust:
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Combine the flour, butter together with 1/4 loving cup of confectioners' carbohydrate inward the bowl of a nutrient processor. Pulse together with procedure until the mixture forms a ball of dough.
- Divide the dough betwixt 3 four 1/2 inch tart pans amongst removable bottoms. Press the dough evenly into the pans using your fingers taking attention to create total the indentations inward the sides of the pans. Place the tart pans on a cookie canvass together with bake for 12 minutes or until the crust is laid together with lightly browned. Cool completely earlier filling.
- For the filling:
- Beat the cream cheese inward a pocket-sized bowl until polish together with creamy. Add 2 tablespoons of the lemon curd together with shell until blended. Add the remaining lemon curd together with blend amongst a spatula until incorporated. Divide betwixt the cooled tarts together with refrigerate until develop to serve.
- Top amongst your favorite fruits together with garnish amongst a dusting of confectioners carbohydrate if desired.
Make your ain slow homemade Lemon Curd - click HERE to larn the recipe.
Shortbread crust recipe adapted from Paula Dean / Food Network
Make your ain slow Lemon Curd using our recipe! Click HERE to larn the recipe.
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