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Berry mad tart April 25, 2010

Filed under: Desserts — dashingdiva @ 4:56 am

i can’t bake to save my life so any recipe that allows me to cheat in the dessert area always catches my eye. Just like this Berry Mascarpone tart. The pretty colors of the mixed berries would be enough to impress! (sorry I don’t have a photo of this but trust me it looks pretty yummy!)

image: Dan Goldberg

Recipe from Good Living, Sydney


Shallow flan tin (with removable bottom)

Ready Made Sweet Short Pastry (this is the cheating part 😉

250g mascarpone

250ml cream

2 tbsp icing sugar

1 lemon

500g mixed berries

Apricot Jam


Line the greased tin with pastry & blind bake until golden. cool.

Beat the mascarpone, cream, icing sugar n finely grated rind n juice of lemon till thick.

Spread evenly inside pastry shell

Arrange the fruit in rings.

Glaze with warmed n strained apricot jam.


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