Tart: Blueberry Tart

posted by Mary Ann Mariotti 06-20-102 5:58 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Blueberry Tart
Recipe By :California Fresh Cookbook
Serving Size : 8 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Blueberry Fruit
Pastry Tarts

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1/2 cup butter
3 tablespoons sugar
1 1/3 cups flour
1/4 teaspoon salt

2 pints fresh blueberries
3/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup water
1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons butter

3/4 cup whipping cream -- whipped

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

To Prepare Crust: With fork or pastry blender, combine butter and sugar till blended. Add flour and salt. With pastry blender cut together to form crumbly dough. Press into bottom and up sides of a 9 inch or 10 inch bottomless tart pan. Prick bottom and sides of crust with fork. Bake 12 to 15 mins or till light brown. cool in pan.

To Prepare Filling: Wash berries. Place 1 cup of berries in a small saucepan with 3/4 cup sugar, cornstarch, salt, and water. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly till thick and clear. Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice and butter. Cool. Fold in remaining berries. Mound into the cooled crust and chill at least 1 hour.

To serve: remove tart from pan and set on serving plate. Pile whipped cream in the center, leaving the outside rim of filling exposed and cut into wedges.

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