Fresh Strawberry Tart Recipe with Almond Whipped Cream

Fresh Strawberry Tart

Fresh Strawberry Tart Recipe with Almond Whipped Cream
Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 3 hours (refrigeration time) | Servings: 8


Fresh Strawberry Tart
Fresh Strawberry Tart

Fresh Strawberry Tart is a delightful dessert that combines the sweetness of strawberries with a creamy pudding filling and a crispy cereal crust. This recipe is perfect for a summer gathering or a special treat for yourself.


The Fresh Strawberry Tart recipe has been a favorite for many years, with variations found in different cultures around the world. The combination of fresh strawberries and creamy filling is a classic dessert that is loved by many.


How to prepare

  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan over low heat. Add the marshmallows and heat until they are melted, stirring frequently.
  2. Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in the cereal until it is well-mixed.
  3. Pat the mixture into an oiled 9-inch pie pan. To make this process easier, you can rub your hands with a little oil or butter.
  4. In a separate bowl, beat the pudding mix, milk, whipping cream, and extract together at high speed for 5 minutes or until stiff peaks form.
  5. Spoon the mixture into the cereal crust.
  6. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
  7. Just before serving, wash the strawberries and remove the stems. Gently press the strawberries, stem side down, into the cream filling.


  • You can customize this recipe by using different types of pudding mix, adding nuts or chocolate chips to the cereal crust, or using different fruits on top.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to use fresh strawberries for the best flavor and texture.

- Be sure to refrigerate the tart for at least 3 hours to allow the filling to set properly.

- You can customize this recipe by using different types of pudding mix or adding other fruits on top.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the Fresh Strawberry Tart with a dollop of whipped cream or a sprinkle of powdered sugar on top.

Cooking Techniques

The key cooking techniques for this recipe include melting the marshmallows, beating the pudding mixture until stiff peaks form, and refrigerating the tart to allow it to set.

Ingredient Substitutions

You can substitute the almond extract with vanilla extract or another flavor of your choice. You can also use different types of cereal for the crust.

Make Ahead Tips

You can make the cereal crust and pudding filling ahead of time and assemble the tart just before serving. This dessert is best enjoyed fresh.

Presentation Ideas

Garnish the Fresh Strawberry Tart with mint leaves or a drizzle of chocolate sauce for a beautiful presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

This dessert pairs well with a glass of sparkling wine or a cup of coffee.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftovers of the Fresh Strawberry Tart in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. To reheat, allow the tart to come to room temperature before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of Fresh Strawberry Tart contains approximately 250 calories.


Each serving of Fresh Strawberry Tart contains approximately 35 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of Fresh Strawberry Tart contains approximately 12 grams of fat.


Each serving of Fresh Strawberry Tart contains approximately 3 grams of protein.

Vitamins and minerals

Fresh strawberries are a great source of vitamin C, potassium, and fiber.


This recipe contains dairy and gluten. Please be aware of any allergies before consuming.


Fresh Strawberry Tart is a delicious dessert that is relatively low in calories but does contain some fat and carbohydrates. It is a great treat to enjoy in moderation.


Fresh Strawberry Tart is a delicious and refreshing dessert that is perfect for any occasion. With its crispy cereal crust, creamy pudding filling, and fresh strawberries on top, this tart is sure to be a hit with your family and friends. Enjoy!

How did I get this recipe?

The memory of finding this recipe for the first time brings a smile to my face. It was a warm summer day, much like today, when I stumbled upon a quaint little bakery tucked away on a side street in Paris. The aroma of freshly baked pastries wafted through the air, drawing me in like a magnet.

As I stepped inside, my eyes were greeted with a display case filled with an array of delectable treats. Tarts, cakes, croissants – each more tempting than the last. But it was the sight of a gorgeous strawberry tart that caught my eye and captured my heart.

I approached the counter, where a kindly old woman with a twinkle in her eye greeted me. I asked her about the strawberry tart, and she smiled knowingly before disappearing into the back of the bakery. Moments later, she emerged with a worn and weathered recipe card in hand.

"This is my grandmother's recipe," she said, her voice filled with nostalgia. "She used to make it for me when I was a little girl. It's a labor of love, but the end result is worth it."

I carefully studied the recipe card, taking in every detail – the buttery crust, the creamy custard, the plump, juicy strawberries glistening on top. It seemed like a daunting task, but something inside me urged me to give it a try.

That evening, I gathered the ingredients and set to work in my own kitchen. The scent of butter and sugar filled the air as I rolled out the dough for the crust, pressing it into a tart pan with care. I whisked together eggs, sugar, and cream for the custard, watching as it slowly thickened on the stovetop.

Finally, it was time to assemble the tart. I arranged the sliced strawberries in a beautiful pattern on top of the custard, their vibrant red hue contrasting with the pale yellow cream. As I slid the tart into the oven, I couldn't help but feel a sense of pride and anticipation.

When the tart emerged from the oven, it was a sight to behold. The crust was golden and flaky, the custard smooth and velvety, and the strawberries glistened like jewels in the sunlight. I couldn't resist taking a bite, and as the flavors exploded on my tongue, I knew I had found something truly special.

From that day on, the fresh strawberry tart became a staple in my kitchen. I made it for family gatherings, dinner parties, and lazy Sunday afternoons. Each time, it brought smiles to the faces of those who tasted it – just as it had for me on that fateful day in Paris.

As the years passed, I made a few tweaks to the recipe here and there, adding a splash of vanilla to the custard or a sprinkle of lemon zest to the strawberries. But the essence of the tart remained the same – a labor of love, passed down through generations, and shared with those who appreciate the simple joys of good food.

And now, as I sit here in my kitchen, surrounded by the aroma of butter and sugar, I can't help but feel grateful for that chance encounter in Paris so many years ago. It was the beginning of a love affair with baking, and the fresh strawberry tart will always hold a special place in my heart – and on my dessert table.


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