Strawberry Cheesecake Tarts

These tarts are a delicious way to enjoy fresh strawberries.

Strawberry Cheesecake Tarts

 

Strawberry Cheesecake Tarts

Yield: 6 Tarts

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups (310 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) icing sugar
  • 2/3 cup (160 mL) butter, softened
  • 8 oz (250 g) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sugar
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup (160 mL) 5 % or 6 % light cream
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) lemon juice
  • 3 cups (750 mL) hulled fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) strawberry jelly
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven at 350 ºF (180 ºC).
  2. Combine flour (1 1/4 cups / 310 mL) and icing sugar. Cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Divide dough among six 4 x 1 inch (10 x 2.5 cm) tart pans with removable bottoms*. Press dough evenly over bottom and sides of pans; place on baking sheet.
  3. Beat cream cheese until light. Beat in granulated sugar, 2 tbsp (30 mL) flour and egg. Gradually stir in cream. Blend in lemon rind and 1/4 cup (60 mL) lemon juice. Divide filling evenly among tart pans. Bake 20 to 25 minutes.
  4. Cool. Arrange berries on tarts. Combine jelly and 1 tsp (5 mL) of lemon juice. Melt over low heat; stir occasionally. Spoon glaze over berries. Chill.

Notes

*Six 4 1/2 x 1 1/4 inch (11 x 3 cm) foil tart pans (available at supermarkets) may be substituted.

http://www.localparent.ca/local_parent/food/baking/strawberry-cheesecake-tarts/

 

For step-by-step instructions for this recipe and more, visit Dairy Goodness.

Author: Dairy Farmers of Canada

Recipe and photo courtesy of Dairy Farmers of Canada.

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