Fruit Tarts with White Chocolate Cream Filling

Yesterday was Canada Day and I was invited around to my Canadian friends apartment for a ‘Happy Canada Day‘ party.  There was a plentiful supply for food and drinks but I thought it would be rude to turn up empty handed so I made Fruit Tarts with White Chocolate Cream Filling. The idea for fruit tarts has been inspired by the hot summer we have been having here in Berlin this week and my craving for fruit as opposed to the usual need for chocolate. I have been seeing lots of these recipes about and wanted to try one for myself, I will admit this recipe has been adapted to make up for the slight kitchen disaster I had when the tarts collapsed in the oven, but I managed to save them and they still tasted great. So this is my recipe;

Ingredients

  • 192g of Flour
  • 113g of Butter
  • 50g of Sugar
  • 1/4 Tsp of Salt
  • 1 Egg
  • 200g of White Chocolate
  • 4 Tsp of Icing Sugar
  • 300g of Cream Cheese
  • 1 Kiwi
  • 50g of Strawberry’s
My Tart Shells Ready for the Oven

Method

  1. Combine the sugar, flour and salt in a bowl
  2. Cut the butter into thin slices and add to the mixture
  3. Mix together until it is crumbly
  4. Add the egg and mix together until all of the ingredients are moistened and beginning to form together
  5. Lightly press the mixture into a ball and chill in the fridge for 30 minutes
  6. After 30 minutes take out of the fridge and pull of a small chunk of the dough and press into a silicone mould with your fingers – be careful to keep the thickness consistent
  7. Use a knife to trim any excess from around the top and repeat this process until all of the dough is used
  8. Place into a preheated oven at 180C and cook for 20-25 minutes watching carefully as cooking times can vary
  9. Remove from the oven and leave to cool
  10. Whilst the tarts are cooling you can prepare the filling
  11. Mix the cream cheese and icing sugar together in a bowl
  12. In another glass bowl melt the white chocolate over a pan of simmering water
  13. When all of the chocolate has melted add half of the cream chesses and stir thoroughly, then repeat with the rest of the cream cheese
  14. Set side and slice up your kiwi and strawberry’s
  15. One the tarts have cooled remove them from the mould carefully and fill with the white chocolate cream filling and place the desired fruit on top
  16. Chill for 1 hour before serving
My Fruit Tarts with White Chocolate Cream Filling

These little tarts came out really well in the end, thankfully better than I had expected half way through. They were really delicious and not sickly so they were great to enjoy for Canada Day in a very hot and humid Berlin. If you are going to make these I would love to know how they come out for you, but be warned this recipe is time consuming and fiddly!

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. 1pastorswife says:

    Yum they look delicious!

    1. They really were great!

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