Sweet shortcrust pastry, over-the-top tart, tangy, thyme-infused lemon curd layered over blueberry jam, and a stunning visual presentation make this Lemon Thyme Blueberry Tart a dessert you won’t want to miss!
The flavor palette of this particular lemon tart, with its creamy custard filling encased in a perfect sweet shortcrust pastry shell, is soft and light. Just looking at it in all its delicately decorated beauty will give you an idea of what I’m talking about. The lemony tartness of it is like a gentle spring breeze; not a dramatic summer thunderstorm.
These little Meringue Kisses are a beautiful way to add extra panache to a tart, cake, or dessert! They are equally lovely on their own or dipped in chocolate. The meringue kisses would make a pretty gift or party favor, wrapped up in a decorative cellophane bag or in a mason jar, tied and decorated with colorful ribbons.
Galettes are a great baking fix when you are short on time. They aren’t quite a pie or a tart , but have the fruits and crust you might expect in one, while also incorporating many of the delicious flavors and textures you will find in French pastry. This Strawberry and Blueberry Galette has a luscious layer of frangipane surrounding and cushioning the berries. One bite will have you daydreaming of outdoor patisseries in Paris with fresh-brewed coffee and delicious pastries.
Sweet Shortcrust contains egg and has more sugar than the standard shortcrust pastry. It is flaky, delicious, and a reliable shell for your pies and tarts.
This spectacular and refreshing no-bake Lemon Berry Cheesecake has seasonal berries layered inside the luscious lemon-flavored filling and is smothered with a beautiful easy-to-make berry compote on top. This cheesecake is light, cool, and creamy… and large enough to feed a crowd on a hot summer day. When I’m looking for something easy to make and need a guaranteed crowd-pleaser, this is it!