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Berry Filled Shortbread Brunch Tart

Berry Filled Shortbread Brunch Tart
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 40 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 12
Dazzle brunch guests with a homemade, sweet buttery tart jammed with berries.
Updated September 11, 2014
Bake-Off® Contest 46, 2013
Bake-Off® Contest 46, 2013
Laura Majchrzak
Hunt Valley, Maryland

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup cold unsalted butter, cut in 1/2-inch cubes (do not use margarine)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 cup triple berry preserves
  • 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 1 tablespoon coarse white sparkling sugar

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. In food processor, place flour, 3/4 cup of the powdered sugar and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cover; process until well blended. Add butter and 1 1/2 teaspoons of the vanilla; process with on-and-off pulses until mixture is consistency of fine crumbs.
  • 2
    Press 1 1/2 cups of the mixture evenly in ungreased 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Bake 12 minutes. Remove to cooking rack; cool 15 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir preserves to soften; set aside. In another small bowl, mix mascarpone cheese, remaining 1/4 cup powdered sugar and remaining 1/2 teaspoon vanilla until well blended. Cover; refrigerate.
  • 4
    Spread preserves evenly over cooled crust to within 3/8-inch of edge. Sprinkle remaining crust mixture evenly over top, covering preserves completely. Pat gently; sprinkle with white sparkling sugar.
  • 5
    Bake 18 to 26 minutes longer or until edges are golden brown. Cool 25 minutes on cooling rack; remove side of pan. Using sharp knife, cut into 12 wedges. Serve warm with sweetened mascarpone mixture.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
140
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
10g
50%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
45mg
14%
Sodium
5mg
0%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
11g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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