Fresh Blackberry Tart

Yield: 1 (9-inch) tart

Prep Time: 25 min

Cook Time: 15 min

Fresh Blackberry Tart

Pretty easy-to-make tart, and your guests will think that you've gotten it at a bakery!


1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup cold butter, cut into pieces
1/4 cup granulated white sugar
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
pinch of salt
1 large egg

2 cups fresh blackberries
2 Tablespoons granulated sugar

2 cups fresh blackberries
3/4 cup granulated white sugar, or to taste
3 Tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt

sweetened whipped cream or softened vanilla ice cream, for serving


1. In food processor, mix flour, butter, sugar, baking powder, lemon peel, salt and egg. Press dough onto the bottom and 1 1/2-inches up sides of a 9-inch springform pan with a removable bottom.

2. Chill crust for 10-15 minutes. Then bake at 400 degrees F. for 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool and release sides of pan.

3. Prepare blackberry glaze: In a large saucepan, crush the berries. Add sugar, cornstarch and salt and mix well. Heat until thickened and clear.

4. Arrange berries in baked shell and sprinkle the 2 Tablespoons sugar over the top. Pour glaze over all and chill. Cut wedges and serve with sweetened whipped cream or softened vanilla ice cream, if desired.


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