Strawberry Devonshire Tart

Total Time
1hr 50mins
Prep 1 hr 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

Posted by request. Prep time includes 1 hour chilling time for dough.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. ----Pastry----.
  2. Combine flour and sugar and work in the butter with finger tips.
  3. Add egg yolk and 1 tablespoon ice water and work with fingertips until dough holds together (don't over work it).
  4. Pat dough into a flat round.
  5. Wrap and chill until firm enough to roll.
  6. Then roll between sheets of wax paper to fit a 9" loose bottomed tart pan.
  7. Remove top paper and turn pastry over pan centering it.
  8. Let pastry slip down into pan and gently pull off paper.
  9. Using fingertips, press pastry into pan, even off rim and chill crust.
  10. Prick dough with fork.
  11. Bake at 375°F for about 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  12. Remember to cool before adding filling.
  13. ----Filling----.
  14. Beat cream cheese until fluffy.
  15. Add sour cream and beat until smooth.
  16. Spread on bottom of shell and refrigerate.
  17. Wash and hull strawberries, mash enough uneven ones to make 1 cup.
  18. Mix sugar and cornstarch.
  19. Add 1/2 cup water and sieved berries and cook over medium heat, stirring until mixture is clear and thickened, then boil about 1 minute.
  20. Stir to cool slightly and add a little red food coloring if necessary.
  21. Fill shell with remaining berries, tips up and pour cooked mixture over top.
  22. Chill 1 hour.

Reviews

(2)
Most Helpful

I first found this recipe in a Good Housekeeping magazine in the '60's. I have loved it ever since. It is also fabulous with peaches instead of strawberries. Makes a wonderful party dessert. Not too heavy for coffee and dessert.

GJCatLady August 27, 2012

This is a recipe that I have made for years and had lost. Quelle surprise! This is an excellent tart recipe with a delicious taste. I highly recommend it!

Stinkerbell January 11, 2005

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