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Strawberry Tart and More Than 100 Sensational Strawberry Recipes!

 More Than 100 Sensational Strawberry Recipes!

When strawberry season arrives here in Florida, it is welcomed with joy. We love the ripe and beautiful strawberries in smoothies and with pancakes. In pies and scones. You know where this is going. There isn't a recipe that doesn't go splendidly with strawberries as far as we're concerned.

I love to bake pies and tarts. Sweet or savory. I'm happy either way. There were a couple of containers of strawberries in my fridge (again) the other day and I decided it would be nice to make a nice tart. The kids were spoiled when my in-laws were here. My mother-in-law would make one gigantic one on a jelly roll sheet. At the time, strawberries weren't yet in season and she made it just with strawberry preserves. It was so nice to smell her creation baking in the oven at 9 while the kids were sleeping. She would sometimes bake one after they went to bed to surprise them with it in the morning. Yes, they remind me how sweet and thoughtful it was of her and could I sometimes surprise them with a strawberry crostata. So, I did!
 More Than 100 Sensational Strawberry Recipes!

Now here's the only problem with this tart...I wasn't able to get any great clicks of it. I tried and it just wasn't the most photogenic desserts. No matter what I tried, it just seemed OK. My daughter saw some of my clicks and immediately edited the ones that were hopeless and did nothing for this delicious dessert. She helped me choose the few that made her crave a slice and I hope it has the same effect on you!

I used the pasta frolla dough recipe that I always use (from my mother-in-law). It's a lovely tart dough that goes wonderfully with any filling you can dream of. You can see some step-by-step photos on how to make the crostata here on my Ricotta Crostata.

Strawberry Tart
An Italian pastry filled with strawberries and strawberry jam.
Strawberry Tart
by Savoring Italy
Keywords: bake dessert strawberries tart

    Pasta Frolla recipe:
    • 300 grams (10.54 ounces)pastry flour
    • 200 grams (7.025 ounces) unsalted butter
    • 100 grams (3.512 ounces) sugar
    • 1 whole egg and 1 yolk ( 60 grams eggs)
    • 1 cup strawberry jam
    • 1 1/2 cups strawberries, hulled and sliced
    In the bowl of a food processor, add the flour and sugar and process a few times to mix together. Next add the butter and pulse a few times until the mixture looks like wet sand. Add the egg and yolk and process a few seconds more until the dough forms (this should be about 5-7 more pulses). Be sure to not overprocess the dough.

    Dump the dough from the food processor bowl onto a lightly floured counter. Form the dough into a disk and chill in the refrigerator for about an hour.

    baking the crostata:
    Preheat oven to 375°F with a foil-lined large baking sheet on middle rack.

    When dough is nicely chilled, remove from the refrigerator. Roll out the dough between 2 sheets of plastic wrap into a 13-inch round about 1/8 thick.

    Spray an 11-inch fluted tart pan with removable bottom with baking spray.

    Gently wrap the dough over the rolling pin and place it over the tart pan; release the rolling pin and let the dough fall into the tart pan.

    Press the dough softly into the bottom of the tart pan. If some of the dough breaks while you press it into the tart pan, that’s not a problem. Simply piece the dough together.

    Press the sides of the dough about 1/2 inch up the side of the tart pan. The rim of the tart should be lined with a slightly thicker layer of pastry than the bottom (about 1/4-inch thick).

    Cut off the extra dough from the sides and keep these excess pieces to make the lattice topping.

    Place this tart pan in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes (or even longer if necessary) to chill.

    When the dough is chilled and ready to fill, remove the tart pan from the refrigerator and prick the pastry bottom with a fork a few times.

    Filling the crostata:
    Preheat the oven to 375 F.

    Spread the strawberry jam on the bottom of the crostata.

    Place the strawberry slices on top of the strawberry jam.

    Roll out the remaining piece of dough to 1/8-inch thickness.

    Cut out the lattice strips. Place the strips on top of the crostata in a lattice pattern (or whichever pattern you like)

    Bake on 375 F for approximately 30-45 minutes. You want the crust to be a nice golden brown.

    Now onto the fun part! I can't wait to share the rest of the strawberry links I can't wait to share with you!!

    Strawberries and Cream Ice Cream Cake from Diethood

    Sweetapolita’s showstopping SIX layer Dark Chocolate Strawberry Buttercream Cake

    Life's a Feast's - Strawberry Mascarpone Whipped Cream Tart

    Fresh Strawberry Mini Pies from Lemons and Anchovies

    Bunky Cooks '-  Honey Balsamic Strawberries with Whipped Vanilla Crème Fraiche

    Parsley Sage and Sweet's- Chocolate Chunk Strawberry Malted Loaf

    Vintage Kitchen Note's - Strawberry Tart

     Une Gamine dans la Cuisine's -Fresh Strawberry Pie

    Strawberry Grilled Cheese with Strawberry Balsamic Relish from An Edible Mosaic

    Strawberry Lemon Rice Crispies (they're vegan and gluten-free) from spabettie

     That Skinny Chick Can Bake's!!! - Strawberry Shortcake with White Chocolate Whipped Cream

    Strawberry Vanilla Bean Jam from Live Life

    Magnolia Days' - Strawberry Cake

    More SENSATIONAL Strawberry Recipes you must try before strawberry season is over!

    Parsley Sage and Sweet's - Panna Cotta and Strawberries 3 Ways

    Parsley Sage and Sweet's - Orange Tian-Pith Free and Strawberry Kiwi

    Lemons and Anchovies - Strawberry-Frangipane Tart

    Spabettie's - Strawberry-Basil Fruit Rolls

    Spabettie's- Strawberry Habanero Margaritas

    Liv Life's- Strawberry Oatmeal Jam Bars

    Vintage Kitchen Notes' - Strawberry Buttermilk Scones

    Strawberry Ruffle Ombre Birthday Cake - i am baker

    Strawberry and Cream Cake - HungryRabbit NYC

    French Strawberry Hazelnut and Creme Patissiere Tart from What’s for Lunch Honey?

    Strawberry Verrines from La Tartine Gourmande

    Strawberry Summer Cake - Smitten Kitchen

    Rhubarb and Strawberry Limeaid from A Thought for Food

    Strawberry Clafoutis  - My Recipes

    21 Strawberry Recipes - Huffington Post

    Roasted Strawberry Buttermilk Cake - Joy the Baker

    20 Healthy Strawberry Recipes - Cooking Light

    Luscious Strawberry Recipes  - Saveur

    Brown Butter Strawberry Streusel Bars - Une Gamine dans La Cuisine's 

    42 Fresh and Juicy Strawberry Recipes - Southern Living

    Strawberry Recipes - Taste of Home

    Strawberry Cheesecake Cake - Recipe Girl


    1. Your tart looks mighty tasty to me! Sometimes we can be too self-critical on the photos.

      Thanks a bunch for including my strawberry cake in the roundup.

    2. strawberries are very photogenic, it seems - everything here is just stunning! adding strawberries to the shop list...

    3. I want dive into the screen and swim in all this strawberry goodness. The first I'd try, though, is your strawberry tart. You may not be happy with your clicks but I am. I can see the strawberry filling wanting to ooze out of that flaky crust. I don't need to see anything else--I'm sold!

      Thanks for including my recipes in your list! :)

    4. wow look at all those gorgeous strawberry recipes! My mouth is watering....
      Your berry tart looks super!

    5. So simple and perfect for using fresh strawberries! Your MIL seems like the sweetest italian mamma ever. And those pics are tempting, don´t worry! Thanks for the links Lora!

    6. Btw, I didn´t mention how much I like your new look! A lot!

    7. What an amazing round-up, Lora! That's a lot of work and you nailed it! I want to make it looks like I will be very busy this summer! Thank you so much for including me....I'm incredibly flattered! xoxo

    8. BTW..I LOVE your strawberry tart. You DID get good clicks because the edibility factor is off the charts!

    9. Your tart is very photogenic. What are you talking about? Beautiful!

    10. I think that tart is absolutely gorgeous, Lora! What a wonderful collection of recipes - thank you so much for including me! xo

    11. I think your photos are quite delicious looking and you've got me craving this tart. I'll take mine warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream please!

    12. Oh mah ... strawberry love!!! Everything looks so freakin' good... wiping my drool...
      And thank you for including my cake! ♥

    13. I love strawberry desserts, your tart looks wonderful!

    14. What a beautiful line up of strawberry desserts - I really can't decide between them!!
      Mary x

    15. Lora, I love this post and love the round up of fabulous strawberry recipes! I just bought my first container of summer strawberries but am still waiting for summer when they are at their best. And I'll be making some of these stunning recipes! Fabulous job and round up. Thanks for sharing!

    16. Lora, your tart looks delicious. I love the syrupy, sticky strawberries inside of that perfectly golden crust. It's funny how some desserts just aren't photogenic. I've been having some problems lately with photographing some of the things I've made - I'm never happy with how the photos are turning out. I'm glad your daughter was able to lend a hand and pick these beauties. Thanks for the round-up - I can't wait for strawberry season so I can start baking.

    17. Oh my goodness!! What a fabulous round up. I love strawberry season! Thanks for including us Lora, I have some reading to do...

    18. Hi Lora! What a great list of strawberry desserts! And yours looks beautiful (but I do know how temperamental those tarts can be to photograph!) Thank you for sharing.

    19. I think your tart looks brilliant! I'll take two slices, please!

      Thanks for including my recipes in your berrylicious line-up! xo

    20. Hi Lovely Lady! It's been way too long since I've stopped by your beautiful blog!

    21. I think the tart looks great but I totally understand about not getting any good shots. This is what happens with at least half of my potential posts. The pictures are no good, so I don't post. :(

      And great round-up... I can't wait for strawberry season!

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    23. I don't see a thing wrong with your photos. The tart looks scrumptious.

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