Happy 4th of July!!!
If your 4th of July celebration happens to include food - let me recommend this Fresh Fruit Tart. It is just about the most perfect summer sweet treat. It's the perfect combination of light and fruity and crunchy and tart.
1 1/3 cups flour
1/4 cup sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
10 Tablespoons butter
2 Tablespoons water
1/3 cup white baking chips
1/4 cup heavy cream
1 teaspoon grated lime zest
juice from 2 limes
6 ounces marscarpone cheese
2 ripe peaches, cut into 24 1/4" slices
4 cups raspberries, blackberries and blueberries
1/3 cup apricot preserves
Whisk together flour, sugar and salt.
Brown butter in skillet and add water. Add to flour mixture.
Transfer to a 9" tart pan and let dough rest 10 min.
Press dough into bottom and sides of pan.
Place pan on foil lined baking sheet and bake 25 minutes at 350. Let cool 1 hour.
Microwave baking chips, cream, lime zest and salt stirring every 10 minutes until melted.
Whisk in 1/3 of marscarpone, 6 t. lime juice and then remaining marscarpone.
Transfer filling to tart shell and spread into an even layer.
Evenly space 8 blackberries around outer edge of tart.
Arrange 8 sets of 3 peach slices to the right of each berry.