Debbie Deverill Recipe

Fresh Fruit Tart with Shortbread Crust

By Debbie Deverill desertgal


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Serves:
8
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This is one of our favorites in the summer. It is easy and looks like your worked all day.

Ingredients

CRUST:
1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
3 Tbsp
powder sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
butter, room temperature
FILLING:
1 (8oz.) oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1/4 c
granulated sugar
2 tsp
lemon juice
1/2 c
heavy cream
TOPPING:
assorted fruit
2 Tbsp
apple jelly
1 Tbsp
water
1
egg yolk goes in the crust

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Topping: assorted fruit such as sliced strawberries, peaches, nectarines, kiwi, seedless grapes, blueberries or raspberries.
2
HEAT oven to 350ยบ F. Spray 9-inch pie plate with no-stick cooking spray. Combine flour, powdered sugar, salt, butter and egg yolk in large bowl. Blend with fork. Form dough into ball. Dust finger tips with flour. Press evenly into bottom and up sides of pie plate. Cover and chill 30 minutes. Prick crust with fork. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool.
3
BEAT cream cheese, granulated sugar, lemon juice and cream in large bowl, with electric mixer at medium high speed until smooth. Spread into cool pie shell.
4
ARRANGE fruit on top of filling in a decorative pattern up to 12 hours before serving. Stir together jelly and water. Brush over fruit. Cover and refrigerate 2 hours or until serving time.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Desserts
Collection: Summer Desserts!
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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7 Comments

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Vicki Bacon vickib34
Oct 16, 2012
Thank you for responding so QUICKLY!!!!!! I wanted to make it tomorrow!!!!!!!! It sounds perfect because I don't want a crust that's too sweet. Again thank you!!
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Debbie Deverill desertgal
Oct 16, 2012
Hi Vicki, The egg yolk goes in the crust sorry for the confussion!
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Vicki Bacon vickib34
Oct 16, 2012
Now I'm really confused. Just want to make sure I'm clear... the 1 egg yolk goes in with the crust ingredients and there is NO yolk in the topping, right? The only yolk is listed with the topping...
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Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin
May 29, 2012
Thank you...Now a keeper..
LOOKS GOOD...THANK YOU, nancy
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Debbie Deverill desertgal
May 29, 2012
Sorry everyone, I made the changes it is one egg yolk in the crust ingredients.