Red Berry Tart

A favorite when I go to BBQs (parties, hackathons, your folks’ place), this red berry tart is fairly easy to make and packs a huge wow factor.

Components

  • Graham Cracker Crust
  • Vanilla Custard Filling
  • Red Berry Dessert Topping

Directions

  • Bake the crust and let it cool
  • Make the custard, pour into crust
  • Make the red berry topping, spread over the top
↓ This is a component-based recipe (fancy talk for making the dish in pieces, then assembling). ↓

Graham Cracker Crust

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 6 tbs butter (melted)
  • 13 cup white sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Steps

  • pulse graham cracker in food processor or use muddler to crumb in bowl
  • combine melted butter, graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and cinnamon in a bowl
  • press into pan, forming into crust shape

Vanilla Custard Filling

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Ingredients

  • 12 cup sugar
  • 14 cup all-purpose flour
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Steps

  • In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, flour and salt. Stir in milk until smooth.
  • Cook and stir over medium-high heat until thickened and bubbly.
  • Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes longer.
  • Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hot filling into egg yolks; return all to the pan.
  • Bring to a gentle boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir 2 minutes longer.
  • Remove from the heat. Gently stir in vanilla.

Red Berry Dessert Topping

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Ingredients

  • 12 cup raspberries
  • 12 cup strawberries
  • 14 white sugar
  • 1 squirt honey

Steps

  • Dice berries
  • Combine all ingredients
  • Let rest for 15 mins

Category: Dessert

Tags: DessertFruit