Pomegranate Fruit Tart
Impress your guests when you present this elegant pomegranate fruit tart. The delicious cookie-like crust is the perfect shell to hold homemade pastry cream and fresh pomegranate.
Use a wooden spoon or rubber spatula and blend soft butter and sugar together.
Whisk together egg, vanilla, salt and grated lemon zest then add it into the creamed butter and mix until evenly combined.
Add all of the flour and fold in until just incorporated.
Press dough together without overworking it then refrigerate for 2 hours.
Roll chilled dough and press into tart pan.
Place parchment paper inside tart shell then fill evenly with dried beans or pie weights. Bake for 15 minutes.
Bring jelly and a little water to boil in a small pot. Whisk until jelly is melted.
When tart shell is cooled, spoon in pastry cream and spread it out evenly.
Spread as much or as little pomegranate or other fruit evenly over the pastry cream. You can also use fresh berries or other seasonal fruit.
Brush all of the fruit with the pomegranate glaze. Chill tart at least 2 hours to give the pastry cream time to set.
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