Indulge your taste buds with the sublime flavors of our Triple Berry Tart – a delightful fusion of sweet and tangy berries nestled in a crisp, buttery crust. This culinary masterpiece boasts a rich history, echoing the artistry of traditional tarts while infusing a modern twist. The harmonious blend of strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries will transport you to a world of culinary bliss. Perfect for any occasion, this Triple Berry Tart is not just a dessert; it’s an experience.

Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 8 slices

Ingredients:

For the Crust:

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, chilled and cubed
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons ice water

For the Berry Filling:

  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Glaze:

  • 1/4 cup apricot preserves
  • 1 tablespoon water

Instructions:

1. Prepare the Crust: a. In a food processor, combine flour, sugar, and salt. b. Add chilled butter cubes and pulse until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. c. Gradually add ice water, one tablespoon at a time, and pulse until the dough comes together. d. Form the dough into a disk, wrap it in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. e. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).

2. Roll and Shape the Crust: a. On a floured surface, roll out the dough into a 12-inch circle. b. Transfer the rolled-out dough to a tart pan, pressing it into the bottom and sides. c. Trim any excess dough hanging over the edges.

3. Prepare the Berry Filling: a. In a bowl, combine strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, sugar, cornstarch, lemon juice, and vanilla extract. b. Gently toss the mixture until the berries are coated.

4. Assemble the Tart: a. Spoon the berry filling into the prepared crust, spreading it evenly. b. Fold the edges of the crust over the berries, creating a rustic tart shape.

5. Bake the Tart: a. Place the tart in the preheated oven and bake for 25-30 minutes or until the crust is golden brown. b. Remove from the oven and let it cool.

6. Prepare the Glaze: a. In a small saucepan, heat apricot preserves and water over low heat until melted. b. Strain the mixture to remove any fruit pieces.

7. Glaze the Tart: a. Brush the cooled tart with the apricot glaze, ensuring a glossy finish.

NUTRITION FACTS:

Serving SizeCaloriesTotal FatSaturated FatCholesterolSodiumTotal CarbohydratesDietary FiberSugarsProtein
1 slice28015g9g40mg100mg34g3g15g3g

Conclusion: In each delectable bite, our Triple Berry Tart unfolds a symphony of flavors that dance on your palate. Whether shared with loved ones or savored in solitude, this tart elevates dessert to an art form. Its golden, flaky crust cradles a burst of vibrant berries, while the apricot glaze adds a touch of elegance. The Triple Berry Tart is not just a dessert; it’s an invitation to savor the sweetness of life. Treat yourself to this culinary masterpiece and embark on a journey of pure, unbridled delight.