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Thursday, January 15, 2015

berries tart /ベリーのタルト

dessert - berries (cheesecake) tart

Anddd I'm on to my second tart this week! It's crazy how much I adore this book. The tart I chose to make this time is this berries tart because well, I had some strawberries and cream cheese on hand but truth be told I was dying to make a certain banana caramel one!

The filling for this tart is a baked cream cheese custard. Cheesecake, if you will. It's not too rich nor cheesy (which I like) and just slightly tangy because of the ratio of yoghurt to cream cheese. And it's a perfect contrast to the sweet and juicy berries yadda yadda yadda. Perfect combination - we all know it.

Arranging the fruits was a little challenging surprisingly. You have to make sure that the fruits are arranged somewhat randomly yet neatly. Ideally you shouldn't have gaps between the fruits showing but in my defense this was my first try. So yes to more practice and fruit tarts!

Fruits just make a dessert so photogenic I couldn't help but snap a few more pictures than usual.

Berries Tart /ベリーのタルト
makes a 7 inch tart

For the tart crust, follow the recipe here

For the cheese filling:
150g cream cheese
50g sugar
100g yoghurt
1 egg
2 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp cornstarch

Whisk the cream cheese until smooth. Add the sugar and mix until smooth and combined. Whisk in the yoghurt, egg, lemon juice and cornstarch in this order until smooth.

Pour the filling into the unbaked crust and bake at 160C for about 50 minutes or until the filling is set. Cool crust and filling on a rack then refrigerate until completely cold.

For decoration:
any kind of berries

If you're using strawberries, be sure to slice them into half because they may be too big. Try to start laying down the bigger fruits first then use the smaller ones such as the blueberries to fill in the gaps. You should try to arrange the fruits such that they look like they're piled up. Finish with the glaze.


  1. What a beautiful tart! Loving all the fresh berries ontop the sweet cheese filling.

  2. This is so beautiful, but it sounds like it tastes even better! I wish I had a big fat slice right now.

    1. I would totally send you a whole tart if I could ;)