This Strawberry Almond Cream Tart is perfect for celebrating a special occasion or for Mother’s Day. Elegant and beautiful, guests will be impressed without knowing how easy this was to make.
Today’s a very special day~ we’re celebrating my friend, Georgia’s, soon to arrive baby girl! For those of you who don’t know Georgia, she’s the writer/photographer of The Comfort of Cooking, where you’ll find no-fuss, family-friendly comfort food recipes.
This is such an exciting time in a woman’s life, so I am thrilled for Georgia and the new life that lies ahead of her…so many special milestones to share together, lots of memories to embrace, and the amazing opportunity to teach and mold a new little one into a precious human being.
I could think of no better way to celebrate than making this Strawberry Almond Cream Tart for Georgia’s baby shower today. I originally spotted a similar tart on Cooking Light as I was thinking about what to make for this special occasion.
I swapped out the graham cracker crust for a gluten-free crust made with almond flour and coconut flour, bulked up the filling with some vanilla yogurt, and left off the strawberry glaze so the fresh berries could shine through.
I’ve never been a pie maker so I opted for this no-fuss tart where the crust is simply pressed into the a tart pan. Toasted sliced almonds decorate the edges so there’s not need to make sure the edges are primped and pretty (another reason I can’t make pies). I placed a border of fresh raspberries and halved strawberries on top of this lightened up “cheesecake” filling made with low-fat cream cheese and vanilla yogurt. I took some step-by-step photos with my phone to show how I arranged the strawberries – it’s easy.
I tested this tart out on my boys and they loved it, so I hope Georgia does too!
Congratulations Georgia and I can’t wait to see your little darling!
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