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Friday, August 12, 2011

Strawberry and Lemon Cream Dream Tart

When life gives you strawberries..... make a tart!

Crust: 2 cups grahmcracker crumbs
1/2 cup melted butter
2 tablespoons sugar

Use a spring form pan. Add all ingredients and bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes. Let cool.

Filling: 3 oz softened cream cheese
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon lemon zest
3/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup whipping cream

Topping: 1 lb. sliced strawberries

In a mixer, whip cream cheese till fluffy then add sugar, lemon juice and lemon zest. Mix until well blended. Put the mixture in another bowl and set aside. 

Next, whip the whipping cream and vanilla until soft peaks form. Gently fold in the cream cheese mixture until blended completely.

Use half the filling and spread on the crust. Layer strawberries and another layer of cream. Top with remaining strawberries. Chill for 2-3 hours. Enjoy!

1 comment:

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