Cream Cheese Fruit Tart

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Leslie in Texas

I always get so many compliments whenever I serve this tart. It looks like something you would get in a bakery and is a breeze to fix! It's light and refreshing--the ladies love it and it's one of my boy's favorite desserts! Originally from an Imperial Sugar advertisement I cut from a magazine years ago.

Top Review by incdeb

I like this recipe because it is so adaptable to whatever you have on hand. It's good as-is, but (in my opinion) even better with a graham crust. Last time i made it with a graham crust base in a springform pan. Heaped on the fruit (a layer of bananas tossed w/lemon juice, covered with drained canned oranges, sprinkled with chunks of fresh pineapple, and finished with a thick layer of fresh sliced strawberries). Yum!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In small bowl combine the cream cheese, sugar, lemon peel and juice.
  2. Beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until light and fluffy, scraping sides of bowl often, about 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Spread over baked pie crust.
  4. Chill at least 1 hour.
  5. Several hours before serving, arrange fruit on filling.
  6. I like to use the strawberries nearest the rim of the pie shell, then a ring of overlapping kiwi slices, then a ring of mandarin oranges followed with a "bull's-eye" of the crushed pineapple in the center.
  7. Brush the fruit with the melted apple jelly and serve.
  8. You may substitute whatever your favorite fruit or berries are for the topping.

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