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Blue Cheese and Fresh Berry Tart

made with

Dutchess Strawberries

Serves: 8

Prep time: 15 min

Total time: 30 min

Even if you don’t like blue cheese, you must try these tarts! Sweet Dutchess strawberries and honey balance out the strong, salty notes of the cheese.


2 cups — fresh berries (blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and blackberries)
1¼ cup — heavy cream
120 g — blue cheese
2 tbsp — sugar
1 tsp — orange or lemon zest, finely chopped
1 tbsp — fresh lemon juice
24 mini — baked tart shells
½ tsp — honey
Freshly cracked black pepper


Wash the berries and pat them dry. Spread them on a tray lined with a towel and set aside to dry completely.

In a mixing bowl, add ½ cup cream, blue cheese, sugar, zest and lemon juice. Cream to a smooth consistency. In a separate bowl, whisk the remaining ¾ cup of cream until stiff peaks form. Gently fold the whipped cream into the blue cheese mixture.

Divide the mixture evenly into the tart shells using a piping bag or simply a spoon. Cut the strawberries in half and spread all the berries decoratively on the cheese filling. Let set in the fridge for a few hours.

Just before serving, drizzle honey over the berries and top with black pepper.

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