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Almond Tart Recipe with Fresh Strawberries and Whipped Cream

Spring is in the air which means produce is beginning to shift, which also means I'm in the store going nuts for fresh strawberries. This Almond Tart Recipe with Fresh Strawberries and Whipped Cream is super delicious and the perfect treat after every main meal!
Course Dessert
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Servings 9
Author Chef Billy Parisi

Ingredients

For the Crust:

  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup of almond meal
  • ¾ cup of sugar
  • 1 stick of unsalted butter
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons of ice cold water

For the Filling

  • 1 ½ sticks of unsalted butter
  • 1 ¼ cup of almond meal
  • 1/3 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • ¾ cup of sugar

For the Topping:

  • 1 stick of unsalted butter
  • ¾ cup of sugar
  • ¼ cup of heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cups of sliced almonds

For the Berries and Cream:

  • 1 pint of trimmed and quartered fresh strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 1 cup of heavy whipping cream
  • ¼ cup of sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°.
  • Crust: Add all of the ingredients to a food processor and pulse until it forms a meal. Transfer the mixture to a 10" tart pan and press down to mold it to the pan. Add on a circle piece of parchment paper and dried beans and par bake for 20 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  • Filling: Place all of the ingredients into a stand mixer with the paddle attachment and whip on high for 5 minutes or until light and fluffy. Set aside and keep cool.
  • Topping: Place all of the ingredients except for the almonds into a medium sauce pot and bring to a boil for 30 seconds and then pour in the almonds and mix together. Set aside.
  • Next, pour the filling into the par baked tart pan and evenly spread it out. Next, evenly add on the topping and then bake at 350° for 40 to 50 minutes or until it is browned and firm on the outside edges. Let completely cool to room temperature.
  • Berries and Cream: Mix the berries with the honey in a medium size bowl and set aside.
  • Next add the cream and sugar to a stand mixer with the whisk attachment and whisk on high until stiff peaks are formed.
  • Once the tart has cooled garnish with strawberries and whipped cream.