Blackberry Tart

Here’s an easy recipe for a blackberry tart with a walnut crust and a cream cheese and Greek yogurt filling. The walnut crust is easily made by just pressing the dough into the tart pan and then pre-baking it. The filling is lightly sweetened and has lots of vanilla flavor. I added Greek yogurt for creaminess and to be more healthy. I simply topped it with freshly washed blackberries. I also submitted this recipe into the Publix berry recipe contest. This is the first recipe contest I have ever entered. It is regional only, only open to residents in the southeast, in states where there are Publix grocery stores. I created the recipe before I knew about the contest, and happened to see a link to the  contest and the grand prize, a year’s worth of free groceries! I couldn’t pass up the slight chance I might win.

On another note for my regional readers, Aquatica, located here in Orlando is having an amazing deal for Florida and Georgia residents. For just $2 more a ticket, you can upgrade to a year pass for the water park. We went by Sunday, and had such a wonderful time playing in the water. The park wasn’t as busy as I thought it would be. There are lots of slides you can take the little ones on, as well as their famous slide that goes though the dolphin tank.  My husband and I both did a slide by ourselves, and hope by the end of the year (the water is heated in the colder months), we can each go on all the “big kid slides.”

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Blackberry Tart

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Walnut Crust:
1 cup AP flour
2/3 cup walnuts
6 tablespoons butter
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
1 - 3 tablespoons water

1 - 8 oz package cream cheese, at room temperature
1 cup Greek yogurt, vanilla flavor
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 packages blackberries (about 2-3 cups)


Place flour and walnuts in food processor. Pulse until walnuts are ground fine. Add butter, in pats, and pulse until it is grainy.

Add a little water at a tine, just until the dough comes together. Press the dough into a tart pan. Prick dough with a fork.

Bake at 350 degrees, for 15 - 20 minutes, until crust is fragrant and golden brown.

Combine all ingredients for filling and beat with a hand mixer until well combined, and creamy.

Place filling in cooled crust. Top with fresh blackberries.

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  12 Responses to “Blackberry Tart”

  1. Kim — June 28, 2010 @ 6:03 pm

    I think this is the winner!! Besides being gorgeous, it sounds super easy and relatively healthy for a dessert. You really can’t go wrong with this one. I hope you win- wouldn’t that be something- winning on your first entry. Good luck, Angie!

  2. Monet — June 28, 2010 @ 6:20 pm

    This is stunning. And I love that you used greek yogurt in the filling…so creamy and much healthier than other dairy options. You so deserve to win this contest!

  3. Maria — June 29, 2010 @ 10:12 am

    Gorgeous tarts. Blackberries are my favorite berry!

  4. Benjamin Frear — June 29, 2010 @ 10:18 am

    good luck with the contest – it looks like a winner to me!

  5. Calvin — June 29, 2010 @ 1:08 pm

    yummmy,, i will try make it 😀

  6. Tickled Red — June 29, 2010 @ 4:34 pm

    That looks beautiful! I hope that you win 🙂

  7. grace — June 29, 2010 @ 5:30 pm

    good grief–your first sentence told me all i needed to know to become instantly smitten–walnut crust? cream cheese goo? blackberries to boot? lovely work. 🙂

  8. harga blackberry — November 21, 2010 @ 4:17 am

    perfect recipt of blackberry………umm nice yumiiiiiii

  9. McAllen Homes for Sale — February 6, 2012 @ 8:00 pm

    superb post! Keep up the awesome work!

  10. Anonymous — November 14, 2013 @ 12:18 am

    This looks so delicious and reasonably easy to make. I’m gonna make it this weekend! They don’t have vanilla favor yogurt where I live though, do you think I can just use regular Greek yogurt instead? Should I add some confectioner’s sugar to make up for the taste?

    • Angie McGowan — November 14, 2013 @ 3:55 pm

      That sounds like a great idea, or add honey, until it’s the sweetness you prefer. Then add a shot of vanilla too if you like.

  11. Marci — August 8, 2017 @ 10:25 am

    Addition of some of the ingredients is missing in the recipe? Also what size tart pan to use. Sounds delish!

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