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Fruit Tartlets

I made these fruit tartlets two years ago for Easter, and my sister and I both fell in love with them. I was going to make them again this year, but we ended up having more than enough dessert as it was. I had already bought all the fruit and the mini graham cracker crusts though, so I went ahead and made them for hubby and I the following week. These tartlets are a perfect spring or summer dessert! They’re incredibly light, and you can pile on whatever fruit you like, from raspberries to peaches to rhubarb. Of course, you can make your own crusts ahead of time if you prefer…but I love having these mini ones around for when I’m in a pinch. I didn’t even add a glaze to these tartlets, but I have included a recipe below in case you want to dress them up a little!

For the glaze:

First, grab those handy pie crusts. These are Keebler if you’re wondering, but you can use whatever you have available to you.

Beat the whipping cream on medium-high speed until soft peaks form. Add in the powdered sugar and continue beating until stiff peaks form. You want it to be a little more on the stiff side since we’re going to set all of that fruit on top of it.

Spoon the sweetened whipped cream into the mini crusts. Arrange the fruit on top.

If you want to glaze the tartlets, heat the jam and water over medium heat until the jam becomes liquid. Remove from the heat and strain through a mesh strainer to remove any lumps. Let cool and then lightly glaze the fruit using a pastry brush.

Posted by on April 15, 2010.

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Categories: desserts & sweets

18 Responses

  1. How adorable! Don’t you just love anything mini! So pretty!

    by Michelle on Apr 15, 2010 at 9:54 am

  2. These are super cute. I love the bright fruit on top!

    by Maria on Apr 15, 2010 at 9:56 am

  3. So cute and easy to throw together quick! I love little mini desserts 🙂

    by Tiffany on Apr 15, 2010 at 9:59 am

  4. They are so pretty!! I could eat those up in a heartbeat!!

    by Jenny Flake on Apr 15, 2010 at 9:59 am

  5. Those are so cute! I want one for lunch. 🙂

    by Jessica @ How Sweet on Apr 15, 2010 at 10:02 am

  6. I’m absolutely in love with this cute fruit tartlets. They would be perfect to serve during the spring and summer months! Plus, it’s such a simple recipe!

    by Jen @ How To: Simplify on Apr 15, 2010 at 12:09 pm

  7. These are so pretty! I like that you filled it with whipped cream, rather than custard.

    by Cookin' Canuck on Apr 15, 2010 at 12:16 pm

  8. These are gorgeous! I love how you arranged the fruit on top–very visually appealing!

    by Fuji Mama on Apr 15, 2010 at 1:45 pm

  9. Such a cute dessert…and yummy too! I love individually sized anything!

    by shelly (cookies and cups) on Apr 15, 2010 at 2:44 pm

  10. Oh my gosh!!!!! Those were soooo good!!!!!! Very fruity, and loved the whipped cream!

    by Laura on Apr 15, 2010 at 4:29 pm

  11. If a food could be considered pretty, those surely would be. Love that they are easy too!

    by Raina @ The Garden of Yum on Apr 15, 2010 at 5:55 pm

  12. Those are so cute!

    by Hannah on Apr 15, 2010 at 6:08 pm

  13. These are adorable! Great idea – quick solution for a Spring or Summer get together.

    by Maggy on Apr 15, 2010 at 9:24 pm

  14. love love fruit tartlets!

    by faithy on Apr 16, 2010 at 12:03 am

  15. Darling! And, I think I could really justify eating these for breakfast! 😉

    Congrats on being featured on Tasty Kitchen!!! That is so cool!

    by bridget {bake at 350} on Apr 19, 2010 at 11:02 am

  16. I found your blog through Tasty Kitchen. These tartlets are gorgeous, and look so easy to make. Thank you so much for sharing.

    by Kristy on Apr 20, 2010 at 3:51 am

  17. Oh so easy! And so delish!! Congratulations on being featured!! You must have gotten a LOT of visitors! 🙂

    by Avanika (Yumsilicious Bakes) on Apr 26, 2010 at 1:17 pm

  18. You gave me inspiration for a guest party at my place this evening, this will be quick to make and looks gorgeous – I am excited about it already, thanks for the great photos 🙂

    by Elif on Jun 25, 2010 at 11:50 am

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Hi there! I’m Tracy, and I live in upstate NY. My husband and I met in college and have been married since 2005. A Canning, baking, writing, photography, and even cleaning (yes, cleaning – it can be oddly relaxing), are all things that I enjoy. This blog brings all of those passions together – but […]more →