8 Rustic Fruit Tart Recipes
It's hard to resist the fruity centers and flaky crusts of these satisfying fruit-filled tarts.
You won't even need a tart pan for this double-fruit dessert. Simply fold the crust around the peaches and nectarines before baking.
- Recipe: Peach-Nectarine Tart
The bourbon-soaked fruits and bold flavors in this rustic pie make it an adults-only dessert. Splurge for a premium brandy or bourbon—it’s worth it.
- Recipe: Tipsy Spiced Fruit Tart with Buttermilk Whipped Cream
- Step-by-Step: How To Make a Fabulous Fruit Tart
Slow-cooked sweetened apples combine with a shortbread base for an irresistible buttery tart. For a special adult treat, serve with a scoop of vanilla-bean ice cream drizzled with premium bourbon and sprinkled with fresh coffee grounds.
- Recipe: Upside-Down Apple Tart
Flaky piecrust envelops luscious plums for a crisp yet juicy dessert. If the plums are very ripe, their juices may ooze out of the tart and onto the parchment paper, but this adds to the dessert's charm.
- Recipe: Rustic Plum Tart
A sweet and gooey concoction of brown sugar fills this delicious tart. Almonds, pecans, and walnuts add great texture, while dried apricots add even more flavor.
- Recipe: Apricot-Nut Tart
This tart recipe is about as easy as they come. Refrigerated piecrusts make assembly a snap, and honey-glazed apricots make for a tasty and impressive finish.
- Recipe: Nectarine Tart
- Recipe: Muscadine Pudding Tarts
Here's a great baker's secret: Adding a splash of vodka to dough will give you a super-flaky crust, and the alcohol burns off while baking. We prefer to make this dough by hand; you can use a food processor, but the final result will yield a more crumbly, cookie-like texture.
Recipe: Double Berry-Almond Galette