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Saturday Do-It-Yourself: Strawberry-Kiwi Cream Tart

Posted by on Sat, April 19th, 2014 at 11:00 am

Happy weekend!  Here’s a delicious recipe that might be a perfect  fit for Easter (mostly because it just looks yummy)!  It comes from KrisDougFund, from New Bedford, MA.

Strawberry-Kiwi Cream Tart

Ingredients:

Crust

  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 8 Tbsp. butter, melted
Filling
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1½ tsp. vanilla
  • ¼ tsp. almond extract (this can be omitted, if need be)
  • 1 4-oz. package instant vanilla pudding
Topping
  • 1 or 2 kiwis, sliced
  • 1 cup strawberries, sliced
Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 375F. Grease a 9- or 10-inch tart pan.
  2. Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and butter; press onto bottom of prepared pan. Bake for 6-8 minutes. Let cool on wire rack.
  3. Beat cream cheese, sugar, vanilla, and almond extract until smooth and combined. Spread over cooled crust.
  4. Make pudding according to package instructions. Pour over cream cheese layer. Refrigerate for at least 10-15 minutes, or until reasonably firm. 
  5. Decorate with fruit as desired.
Thanks for sharing this amazing recipe!  I encourage everyone to try and make it this weekend and then send me some!

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Saturday Do-It-Yourself: Black Forest Cake

Posted by on Sat, April 12th, 2014 at 11:00 am
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Saturday Do-It-Yourself: Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken!

Posted by on Sat, April 5th, 2014 at 11:00 am
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Tastemakers Presents: Bacon Cream Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Posted by on Thu, April 3rd, 2014 at 2:00 pm
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Saturday Do-It-Yourself: Homemade Storage Covers!

Posted by on Sat, March 29th, 2014 at 11:00 am
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Saturday Do-It-Yourself: Banana Nut Bread

Posted by on Sat, March 22nd, 2014 at 11:00 am
Food is good.  Plain and simple!  Today, we’ve got a really easy recipe for you, coming from StillSearching, of Norcross, GA! Banana Nut Bread 1/2 c. oil 1 c. sugar 2 eggs, beaten 3 bananas mashed 3 Tbsp. milk 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 2 c. flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 ... Read More »

Saturday Do-It-Yourself: Cupcakes Galore!

Posted by on Sat, March 15th, 2014 at 11:00 am
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Saturday Do-It-Yourself: Cheesy Artichoke Goodness

Posted by on Sat, March 8th, 2014 at 11:00 am
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Saturday Do-It-Yourself: 3 Meat Pizza Casserole

Posted by on Sat, March 1st, 2014 at 11:00 am
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Saturday Do-It-Yourself: (6th Birthday) Garlic Mushroom Soup

Posted by on Sat, February 22nd, 2014 at 11:00 am
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