Glazed Strawberry Tart

Total Time
20 mins
20 mins

Fresh strawberries make this a delicious and easy tart to make. You can bake the crust a day or two ahead of time and assemble the tart just before serving. Crust dough requires at least 1 hour chill time.

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  1. Stir together flour, almonds, sugar, lemon peel and salt in a large bowl.
  2. Cut butter into flour mixture with a pastry blender or 2 knives until coarse crumbs form.
  3. Whisk together eggs and vanilla in a small bowl; stir into flour mixture until dough forms.
  4. Shape into disk.
  5. Wrap in plastic and chill for at least 1 hour or overnight.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  7. Grease and flour a baking sheet.
  8. Place dough on baking sheet; pat into a 10-inch circle forming a high edge.
  9. Pierce bottom of dough all over with a fork.
  10. Bake until slightly browned about 25 minutes.
  11. Place baking sheet on a wire rack and cook for 10 minutes.
  12. Transfer shell to rack to cool completely.
  13. Melt jam with lemon juice in a small saucepan over low heat until spreadable.
  14. Spread 1/2 cup jam mixture over bottom of the shell.
  15. Arrange berries on top, cut sides down.
  16. Brush with remaining jam mixture.
  17. Serve with whipped cream if desired.