Easy Fruit Tart

I keep thinking I'd already posted this, but it turns out I hadn't. So, while I ought to have taken pictures (now that I found my camera!), I didn't because I thought y'all knew this one. This is one of the easiest desserts on the planet to make, and it's beautiful to look at and tastes wonderful. Hope you enjoy!

1 sheet puff pastry
2 fairly ripe pears, 1 apple, 2 peaches, etc; cored and sliced thinly
1 tablespoon vanilla sugar (optional)
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice (optional)
1 beaten egg (optional)

Put puff pastry sheet on a baking sheet. Score with a one inch border, then dock the inside of the border (that means poke a bunch of holes with a fork). Arrange the fruit slices in concentric squares, not letting the fruit leave the scored border. Sprinkle with sugar and lemon, if using. Chill in fridge while your oven heats to 400F. Apply egg wash to the border, if desired. Bake 15 minutes. Cool on a rack, then transfer to a plate. Serves 8.


  1. I like this recipe a lot, it is one of my favourites now after i`ve tried it this morning and it was very good, thanks for sharing and also thanks for your good explanations.

  2. Glad to hear it, C.B. It's good to know you're enjoying the tart!

  3. This looks like a great recipe. It looks like "CB" likes it so we have consensus.

  4. Enjoy, Annette! It's easy, and works well as a dessert for most meals (and sometimes as breakfast, too)!


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