Quick Classic Berry Tart

Thanks to Cristine of CookingwithCristine for choosing the Quick Classic Berry Tart this week. Quick in the sense that you can make the crust and and pastry cream ahead of time, then assemble just before serving.

Only strawberries are a deal now as they are available at the berry farms around where I live.  However, I love the idea of the raspberries and blueberries, but maybe later in the summer. The tart is fabulous! It’s perfectly French as Dorie suggests. More than a few years ago, we toured the Alsace region of France and I remember seeing many berry tarts just like these.

Late posting this, but as they say-“better late than never”

12 Comments

  1. Cristine
    May 11, 2010 / 9:56 pm

    I love how you arranged the strawberries… Gorgeous! Thanks for baking with me!

  2. Mary
    May 11, 2010 / 10:53 pm

    This looks beautiful, and it's just loaded with strawberries–mmm!

  3. The Mortensens
    May 12, 2010 / 1:44 am

    Yes, your tart does look like something you'd see in a French bakery. Well done!

  4. Camberley, The Bella Life
    May 12, 2010 / 5:06 am

    Strawberries are my favorite! I love how you've displayed them on a polka dot plate. Too cute!Camberley

  5. Tia
    May 12, 2010 / 6:03 am

    whoa, your fork caught my eye… is it just me or is that an 8 tined fork? I've never seen that!

  6. Lynnylu
    May 12, 2010 / 10:36 am

    Cristine-thanks for the great pick. I will definitely make this again.Mary-thanks.The Mortensens-Thanks for the nice compliment.Camberley-strawberries are my favorite, too, and easily found in the Spring here in Georgia.Tia-it's a strawberry fork. I found it at an antique shop just recently that was going out of business.

  7. natalia
    May 12, 2010 / 3:33 pm

    I love everything ! The setting is great !

  8. TeaLady
    May 12, 2010 / 10:39 pm

    Beautiful picture of a beautiful tart. Love the big luscious strawberries. It'll show up in my house again too – with fresh berries.

  9. once in a blue moon...
    May 13, 2010 / 12:29 am

    oh so gorgeous, you are such an artist in all you touch!

  10. Babette
    May 13, 2010 / 12:29 am

    Ooh, gorgeous berries…the strawberries here are great right now, too…like sugah…

  11. Anonymous
    May 17, 2010 / 4:52 am

    The strawberries topping the tart looked super delicious. I love berry tarts.

  12. Romaine
    May 26, 2010 / 7:45 pm

    Somehow I missed this the week we did tarts. Didn't even think about using strawberries but yours look irresistible. Always enjoy looking at your photography and analyzing it–trying to learn to do better myself.

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