8 Rustic Fruit Tart Recipes
It's hard to resist the fruity centers and flaky crusts of these satisfying fruit-filled tarts.
Recipe: Peach-Nectarine Tart
You won't even need a tart pan for this double-fruit dessert. Simply fold the crust around the peaches and nectarines before baking.
Tipsy Spiced Fruit Tart with Buttermilk Whipped Cream
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.
Step-by-Step: How To Make a Fabulous Fruit Tart
Upside-Down Apple Tart
Recipe: Upside-Down Apple 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.
Double Berry-Almond Galette
Recipe: Double Berry-Almond Galette
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.
Rustic Plum Tart
Recipe: Rustic Plum 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: Apricot-Nut 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: Nectarine 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.
Muscadine Pudding Tarts
Recipe: Muscadine Pudding Tarts
The juice of muscadine grapes gives this tart its vibrant color and wonderful flavor. Top with a dollop of sweetened whipped cream and thinly sliced muscadines.