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Blackcurrant tart recipe

a French girl "cuisine"
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Servings 8


Pastry base

  • 250 gr. of flour
  • 125 gr. of diced butter
  • 80 gr. of powdered sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 3 tablespoons of milk
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 2 sheets of greasproof paper

Almond cream

  • 50 gr. of soft butter
  • 60 gr. of almond powder
  • 50 gr. of sugar
  • 1 egg


  • 100 gr. of blueberries jam
  • 400 gr. of fresh blueberries


Pastry base

  • Preheat oven to 200°C.
  • Mix flour, diced butter, powdered sugar, egg yolks, milk and salt together using your hand or a food processor until you get an homogeneous pasty.
  • Roll out the dough between 2 sheets of greasproof papers. Put in pie plate and prick with a fork.

Almond cream

  • Mix almond powder, soft butter, sugar and egg.
  • Pour on top of pastry.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Leave to cool.


  • Wash blueberries and reserve.
  • Heat blueberriy jam in a little saucepan to obtain a kind of coulis.
  • Stir in gently warm blackcurrant jam and fresh blueberries in a large mixing bowl.
  • Pour on top of baked tart and serve.