14 Tasty Tart Recipes Slideshow
August 15, 2012
1. Nectarine Crostata
What could be better for a summertime party than individual tarts filled with the best stone fruit of the season?
2. Classic Lemon Tart
Here's a classic recipe from acclaimed pastry chef Francois Payard. Says Payard, "This recipe is great because it can be adapted to use grapefruit or oranges, making it a very versatile recipe that can be used for many different seasons."
3. Classic Dark Chocolate Tart
Be sure to try this recipe from Aimee Olexy, which has a silky, creamy, bittersweet chocolate filling.
4. Rhubarb Berry Tart
Rhubarb's tart flavor has often been compared to cranberries, which makes it the perfect contrast to sweet summer strawberries.
5. Fresh Fig and Raspberry Tart
Topped with warm honey, this sweet and fruity tart is difficult to resist.
6. Apricot-Almond Tart
Carefully arranged apricots make for a stunning visual presentation, and toasting almonds intensifies their flavor.
7. Lemon Chiffon Tart with Blueberries
A light, airy lemon filling turns this tart into a truly memorable dessert, and a garnish of blueberries adds just the right amount of sweetness.
8. Mixed Berry Tartlets
Showcase the best of the season's produce with these wonderful, individually portioned mini tarts.
9. Fresh Strawberry and Ricotta Tart
Most people probably don't think of ricotta as a dessert ingredient, but its tangy flavor and creamy texture complement the strawberries perfectly.
10. Pineapple Tarts
Here's a traditional tart with a bit of an Asian twist. Pandan leaves lend a savory element to the jam for this tart.
11. Individual S'more Tarts
Here's everyone's favorite dessert from childhood transformed into tart form; the best part is, you can still pick them up in your hands and eat them.
12. Fig and Date Tarts with Cumin-Chocolate Syrup
Smoky cumin and chocolate syrup make for an unusual, but delicious combination in this tart recipe.
13. Butterscotch and Caramel Apple Tarts
Can't decide between butterscotch and caramel? Why not have them both? This recipe combines the best of both worlds and pairs them with apple, reminiscent of the classic summertime county fair treat, caramel apples.
14. Fig Tart
We look across the pond for perfection in this twist on a classic British dessert.