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The Ultimate Fresh Fruit Tart

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The Ultimate Fresh Fruit Tart
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 5 hr 0 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 8
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Use whatever fresh fruits you have for this delightful prize-winning tart from the Connecticut State Fair.
Updated Nov 1, 2010

Ingredients

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 450°F. Press pie crust into 10-inch tart pan; prick bottom and side with fork. Bake 10 minutes; turn oven down to 350°F. Bake about 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 2
    Melt chocolate and 4 tablespoons of the whipping cream over low heat. Stir until smooth; spread into baked pie shell, coating bottom of crust. Refrigerate.
  • 3
    In heavy 2-quart saucepan, cook butter, sugar and cornstarch over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until thick and mixture boils; boil 1 minute.
  • 4
    Beat egg yolks in small bowl; stir small amount of sugar mixture into egg yolks. Slowly add egg mixture to remaining sugar mixture in saucepan, stirring rapidly to avoid lumps. Cook 1 minute over low heat. Remove from heat; add vanilla.
  • 5
    Cover and refrigerate 3 hours. Whip 1 cup whipping cream until stiff peaks form. Fold cold egg mixture into whipped cream with whisk. Fill pie shell with mixture. Top tart with fruit.
  • 6
    Microwave apricot jam and water in small microwavable bowl uncovered on High 1 minute. Glaze fruit with jam mixture using pastry brush. Refrigerate 1 1/2 hours and serve.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Unsweetened baking chocolate is unadulterated chocolate that contains 50 to 58 percent cocoa butter.

Nutrition Information

480 Calories, 32g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 42g Total Carbohydrate, 20g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
480
Calories from Fat
290
Total Fat
32g
50%
Saturated Fat
18g
91%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
170mg
57%
Sodium
220mg
9%
Potassium
160mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
42g
14%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
20g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 6 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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