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Fresh cherry tart

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Fresh cherry tart


For the dough

  • In a bowl add the flour, the sugar, the salt, the ice-cold butter, and rub the ingredients well with your hands until homogenized.
  • Add the ice-cold water, the egg, and knead until you get a smooth dough.
  • Divide the dough in half and use a rolling pin to roll out one of the pieces into a 30 cm round sheet.
  • Put the dough sheet into a 26 cm ovensafe round baking dish, covering its bottom and sides, and refrigerate it for 30 minutes.
  • Refrigerate the other dough piece as well, until needed.

For the filling

  • Place a frying pan over medium heat and add the cherries, the lemon juice, the brandy, the sugar, and mix with a wooden spoon.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes, until the cherries soften and the sugar is completely melted.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and add the butter, the vanilla extract, and the semolina. 
  • Mix with a wooden spoon and set the filling aside to cool.

To assemble

  • Spread the filling over the tart crust.
  • Roll out the second dough piece, cut it into strips, and cover the filling of the tart with them. Optionally, you can make various patterns with the dough or you can cut it with various cookie cutters and decorate the tart with them.
  • Refrigerate the tart for 30 minutes until the dough is firm.
  • Preheat the oven to 185οC (365ο F) set to fan. 
  • Brush the tart with the egg wash and bake it for 50-60 minutes, until golden.
  • Take the tart out of the oven and let it cool for 1-2 hours, until the filling is set. 
  • Cut the tart into pieces and serve with vanilla ice cream and mint leaves.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
23 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
23 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
48 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
28 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
49 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
13 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
12 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
1 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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