Perfectly Peach Tart

This fruity tart can be made any time of the year for a refreshing treat. Substitute other fruits for peaches, like pears or apricots. Fresh fruit would work, too.

Serves: 15Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 1 hour 10 minutesDifficulty: Medium


Serves: 15

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • ½ cup trans-fat-free margarine
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 5 Tbsp. sugar, divided
  • 3 peaches, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Spray cooking spray in 9" springform pan.
  • In a large bowl, beat margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the egg and vanilla extract. Beat well. Add flour, baking powder, and salt to margarine mixture. Blend well.
  • Spread the dough over the bottom and 1" up the sides of the pan.
  • Combine the cream cheese and sour cream in the bowl of a stand mixer. Beat until the texture is uniform. Add the egg and 2 tablespoons of sugar. Mix until blended. Pour over the crust.
  • Toss the peach slices with the cinnamon and arrange in “spoke” fashion over the dough.
  • Bake at 350°F for 30 to 35 minutes, or until the center is set and the edges are beginning to brown. Cool 10 minutes and remove sides of the pan.