Mini Tart with Cream & Cherry Sauce

Friday, July 18, 2014

Who doesn't love a pretty, elegant and delicious dessert? This mini tart with cream and cherry sauce it's delicious and it takes less than half hour to be done. Take a look: 


Crust Recipe by Nestle Family
Filling and Sauce Recipe by Sweet Caroline

Ingredients (makes about 10-12 mini tarts):
Crust 
3 cups flour
2 sticks butter, softened
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon grated lemon zest

Filling 
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 cup powdered sugar
8 oz cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Sauce 
2 cups cherries, pitted and cut in half
2 tablespoons sugar
1/3 cup water

Directions:
Crust: In a bowl, combine all the ingredients using your hands until a dough forms. Divide dough into small balls and press each ball over bottom and sides of each mini tart tin. Press the bottom using a fork to avoid dough from puffing up while baking. Bake at 375ºF preheated oven for 10-13 minutes or until it becomes yellow golden in color. Set aside to cool. Filling: Beat the heavy cream until soft peaks form, add powdered sugar, softened cream cheese and vanilla extract, beat well. Refrigerate cream until ready to assemble tart. Sauce: In small sauce pan, heat all the add all the ingredients over high/medium heat. Keep mixing until the cherries soften and sauce thickens. Remove from heat and let it cool. To assemble simply add a generous amount of filling on center of each tart and add sauce over the top. Serve and enjoy!

1 comment:

Bismah Abdelgawad said...

This looks so delicious especially topped with cherries! Seems like a fairly easy dessert and not time consuming which I appreciate.
Stopping by from the "Dear Creatives" link up. Have a great weekend :)

 
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