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Puff Pastry Tart Recipes (VIDEO)

by Adrianne

Puff Pastry Tart Recipes! Crispy, buttery puff pastry, with fresh cream, caramel, chocolate and fruits bring these easy puff pastry tarts to your table!

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Easy Puff Pastry Tart Recipes!

Hello friends! Today I wanted to offer you one place to gather all of your ideas for making puff pastry tarts. As you know I LOVE using puff pastry in my recipes. It is quick and easy. It offers a versatile ingredient which can help you go from woe to wow in less than 20 minutes

How to make Puff Pastry Tarts?

When brainstorming ideas for dinner parties and guests, it can be so overwhelming. You want to get it right and I completely understand that. The thing is though, wowing your guests doesn’t have to involve hours of time. Yes, there is a time and a place for fabulous desserts that have many steps involved and have been painstakingly put together. But and it is a big BUT, my friends, sadly these days in the busy world we live in, time is not always of the essence!

If sweet is your thing, here are some sweet tart recipes, but there is also plenty of savoury tart options available too, so keep reading!

So let me guide you through some options to make your puff pastry tart come together, wow your guests and tickle your taste buds. LET”S GO!!

Using Puff Pastry as the base for a Tart

The essence of making a delicious puff pastry tart is ensuring that your pastry is cooked well. We want to achieve the following for the perfect tart:

  • pastry that is cooked all the way through
  • a light golden colour
  • flaky, buttery pastry, that has a sound when bitten into
  • a nice flat appearance, ready for delicious toppings.

You are unlimited when it comes to using your imagination to create puff pastry tart recipes once you know the basic steps!

We can achieve perfectly cooked puff pastry in 5 simple steps. You don’t even need a tart tin for these recipes, a simple flat baking tray works perfectly, every time!

 

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The pastry only needs to be in the oven for 15 minutes to cook (20 if it is still quite frozen). I usually have it on a baking tray for the 1st 10 minutes and then slide it onto an oven tack for the remaining 5 -10 minutes (cook following this instruction: Preheat your oven to 180 degrees F 82.2 degrees C. Line a baking tray with paper, place pastry on top)

With puff pastry, some interesting ingredients for toppings and a bit of imagination, there is no limit to the delectable desserts or savoury tarts you can create!

This is an ingredient you can have fun with. There is nothing overly complex about the steps involved and you can be as creative as you like for your tart toppings.

Vegan option

I am going to let you in on a little secret here. You can get VEGAN puff pastry at the grocery store! Yes, it is so easy to find and ticks a lot of boxes for vegans. Keep your eyes peeled for it and use coconut cream if you would like to make your tarts vegan!!

How to Make Puff Pastry Tart Quick Steps:

About these recipes:

  • Cream or caramel are good starting places for toppings
  • Layers work best
  • These are quick recipes to prepare!
  • You can use as little as 2 ingredients to top your tarts

To answer your questions:

  1. The pastry can be prepared ahead of time
  2. The recipe is not suitable to freeze
  3. It is better to let the pastry cool before adding cream!
  4. These are SUPER EASY and quick desserts or tarts to make

There is no limit to the fun that can be had using your imagination and creativity to top your tarts with any ingredients you can think of, enjoy the creativity!

1. Blueberry Lemon Curd Tart

Blueberry Lemon Curd Tart Feature

Tart toppings
  1. Bluberry jam (equal parts bluberry jam and water)
  2. Freshly whipped cream (with a little icing sugar and vanilla essence)
  3. Lemon curd (store bought or whip some up)
  4. Blueberries

 

2. Passionfruit Tart

Passionfruit Tart square cropped feature image

Tart toppings
  1. Freshly whipped cream (with a little icing sugar and vanilla essence)
  2. Fresh passionfruit (and the juice from them)

3. Banoffee Tart

Banoffee Tart Recipe

Tart toppings
  1. Caramel top and fill (beaten a little till smooth)
  2. Sliced Bananas
  3. Freshly whipped cream (with a little icing sugar and vanilla essence)
  4. Drizzled melted chocolate

4. Fig Tart

Fig Tart Feature image showing tart on white background with small bowl of marmalade syrup

Tart toppings
  1. Freshly whipped cream (with a little icing sugar and vanilla essence)
  2. Sliced Figs
  3. Marmalade syrup (equal parts of marmalade and water)

5. Raspberry Lemon Curd Tart

Raspberry Lemon Curd Tart cropped image

Tart toppings
  1. Freshly whipped cream (with a little icing sugar and vanilla essence)
  2. Lemon Curd (store bought or homemade)
  3. Raspberries
  4. Icing dust (to dust)

6. Nectarine Raspberry Tart

Nectarine Raspberry Tart on white background cropped image

Tart toppings
  1. Freshly whipped cream (with a little icing sugar and vanilla essence)
  2. Strawberry syrup (equal parts strawberry jam and water)
  3. Nectarine slices, raspberries

7. Tomato Tart

 

Tomato Tart with a small bowl of mustard that has a spoon in it on a white background

Tart toppings
  1. Mustard
  2. Sliced tomatoes
  3. Onion flakes, grated cheese
  4. Cook for a further 5 minutes till cheese is melted

 

I have my fingers crossed that you loved every tart in this post and you are inspired to make many more Puff Pastry Tart Recipes in your kitchen!

Therapy time

Did you see when I typed above….DRIZZZLED MELTED CHOCOLATE, mmm hmmm. Yes, that is right. We melt our chocolate in the microwave and then take a fork and swing it back and forth over the tart to make a beautiful chocolate layer! I am telling you, doing this is MUCH cheaper than therapy and this task makes me feel oh so rejuvenated!!

Take a fork, dip it in the melted chocolate and swing it back and forth over the tart, you will enjoy this step!

If you are new to Sweet Caramel Sunday, thanks for coming. I love sharing my passion for cooking and food with you and I love hearing that you find inspiration in my recipes.

If looking at all of these tart recipes has got you craving a sweet fix, I also enjoy making chocolate bark and I think you will too!

These recipes are all fun and yet simple at the same time:

If you are after a chocolate dessert or snack which looks great and is easy to prepare, then chocolate bark is it!

If sweet is not your thing and savoury ticks your taste buds, a few dinner ideas that you might like to try out are:

Or for all my dessert ideas, you can find them here:

Adrianne xx

I would love to connect with you on Pinterest and share ideas!

https://www.pinterest.com.au/sweetcaramelsunday/sweet-caramel-sunday-recipes-from-the-blog/

 

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Veena Azmanov May 7, 2019 - 4:14 am

All these recipe are special and amazing. Lovely combinations to making these delicious Tart dessert. My kids to love it.

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Adrianne May 7, 2019 - 4:40 am

Cheers Veena!

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Beth May 7, 2019 - 4:34 am

Yep, I need to try each one of these, starting with the raspberry lemon curd! Pastry week at my house!!

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Adrianne May 7, 2019 - 4:41 am

Great to hear Beth, hope you love them all!

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Adriana May 7, 2019 - 5:05 am

All the options looks fantastic I seldom use puff pastry because I don’t know how to use it. But now with your tips, I feel more confident.

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Adrianne May 7, 2019 - 5:14 am

That is great to hear Adriana. I am glad I could help you with that!

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Jere Cassidy May 7, 2019 - 5:11 am

I’ll just have a slice of each of these tarts. They all look so delicous.

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Adrianne May 7, 2019 - 5:14 am

Haha no probs Jere, coming right up!

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Noelle May 7, 2019 - 8:09 am

I love how many different ways you can make this recipe, all so flavorful and colorful! Great variety can’t wait to try a f ew different ones

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Adrianne May 7, 2019 - 8:32 am

Thanks Noelle! That is great feedback. I admit, I had fun with these!

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Rachael Stray May 7, 2019 - 8:35 am

That nectarine raspberry tart sounds perfect for the summer!

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Adrianne May 7, 2019 - 8:37 am

Thanks Rachael! Yes the stone fruits here can be so fresh and tasty when they are in season!

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Claudia Lamascolo May 7, 2019 - 10:36 am

I love the ease of your recipe but it looks so darn gourmet everyone will swoon over this. What a beautiful tart. Puff pastry is the best its so delicious and flaky wonderful recipe thanks!

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Adrianne May 7, 2019 - 10:38 am

That is awesome feedback thanks Claudia. Appreciate that. It is a good ingredient, I agree!!

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Tisha May 8, 2019 - 7:12 am

The best thing about his is how versatile this is!!! Great combo of recipes!

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Adrianne May 8, 2019 - 10:45 am

Cheers Tisha!!

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Alina | Cooking Journey Blog May 8, 2019 - 7:46 am

So many options! I need to stuff my freezer with puff pastry. You can make simple and fast snacks or desserts, when sudden guests arrive or if you have sudden eating cravings 🙂

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Adrianne May 8, 2019 - 10:46 am

You and me both Alina!! It is so handy isn’t it!!

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Bintu | Recipes From A Pantry May 8, 2019 - 9:22 am

What delicious looking tarts! I don’t know which one I’d try first – although that banoffee one is calling my name!

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Adrianne May 8, 2019 - 10:47 am

Cheers Bintu, I love your kind words!

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Rosa May 8, 2019 - 1:05 pm

Wow!! Where to start?? These all look amazing! I think that raspberry lemon one is really calling me!

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Adrianne May 9, 2019 - 9:46 am

Great to know, cheers Rosa!

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Diana May 8, 2019 - 1:24 pm

I love making puff pastry tarts but have never tried making a sweet one. These look absolutely amazing, especially the fig tart yum!

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Adrianne May 9, 2019 - 9:46 am

Thanks Diana, fresh figs are the best!

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Shinta Simon May 9, 2019 - 9:36 am

Lovely ideas! My favorite has got to be the banoffee pastry ! I also love all things lemon curd, will try that one soon.

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Adrianne May 9, 2019 - 9:46 am

Yes ,I love that one too Shinta!! Thanks for your feedback. Hope you love the Raspberry Lemon Curd Tart,

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Jo Allison / Jo's Kitchen Larder May 9, 2019 - 9:45 am

What a fabulous selection of sweet puff pastry tarts. There is definitely something to please everyone and my favourite would be Raspberry Lemon Curd Tart! They are all so beautifully summery and would make perfect dinner party desserts too! Huge thumbs up!

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Adrianne May 9, 2019 - 9:48 am

Thanks Jo for your positivity! Yes, I have tried a couple at a dinner party and they went down very well indeed. Appreciate your kind words. Cheers

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Danielle Wolter May 9, 2019 - 10:49 am

Puff pastry is just the best! I love how versatile it is – you can make sweet and savory recipes with it! That raspberry lemon tat sounds incredible – i am a huge lover of lemon!

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Adrianne May 17, 2019 - 10:01 am

Me too Danielle!! Lemon is the best, cheers!!

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Amy | The Cook Report May 9, 2019 - 10:57 am

So many great recipe ideas here! That tomato one looks awesome 🙂

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Adrianne May 17, 2019 - 10:02 am

Cheers Amy, the Tomato one tastes delicious!!

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Sofia May 9, 2019 - 11:17 am

Wow!! These all look delicious but that banofee tart, just WOW! I’d love some for breakfast right now! Haha

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Adrianne May 17, 2019 - 10:03 am

Thanks Sofia!! The Banoffee is a dream come true , cheers!

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sheenam \ thetwincookingproject May 11, 2019 - 8:03 am

Love love LOVE working with puff pastry!!! SO many amazing ideas. Loved them all.

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Adrianne May 11, 2019 - 8:08 am

Great to hear Sheenam!! Me too!

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