Cinnamon Pear Tarts with Puff Pastry


These candy cinnamon pear tarts with puff pastry are made by coating pear slices in brown sugar and cinnamon combination and baking them on prime of tender puff pastry till golden. They’re fast and simple to make however so elegant that they’re sure to wow your dinner company.

Three fanned pear tarts on puff pastry on white plates with seashells scattered around.

Adapted from Sarah Walker Caron | The Disney Princess Tea Parties Cookbook | Insight Kids, 2022

These simple particular person pear tarts are actually no hassle to whip up. They cover a buttery brown sugar filling below a layer of candy pears, making them a pleasant tea-party-time deal with or elegant autumn dessert.–Sarah Walker Caron

Cinnamon Pear Tarts with Puff Pastry FAQs

What kind of pear is greatest for baking?

For this recipe, you’ll desire a agency pear that’ll maintain its form whereas heated, and never flip to mush. The Bosc pear is your best option, however Anjou pears and Concorde work nicely too, if you could find them. One of our testers used Bartlett pears with nice success.

Can I make these tarts forward of time?

We recommend making these tarts simply earlier than you’ll be serving them so the puff pastry doesn’t get soggy from the cooked fruit juices.

What ought to I serve with pear tarts?

Feel free to serve them plain, contemporary from the oven, or with contemporary whipping cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Cinnamon Pear Tarts with Puff Pastry

Three fanned pear tarts on puff pastry on white plates with seashells scattered around.

Sweet cinnamon-sugar pears are baked atop puff pastry to make these lovely pear tarts. It’s a simple, spectacular fall dessert.

Sarah Walker Caron

Prep 10 minutes

Cook 20 minutes

Total 40 minutes

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F (205°C). Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.

  • Spread the puff pastry on a floured chopping board. Use a 4-inch (10cm) flower-shaped cookie cutter to chop the dough into 4 rounds. Arrange the reduce dough on the baking sheet.

  • In a small bowl, stir collectively the brown sugar, butter, salt, and 1 teaspoon of the cinnamon. Divide the combination evenly among the many flowers, mounding within the middle.

  • Cut the pears into 1/8-inch (3-mm) slices, leaving the stem finish connected. Spread the reduce ends of pears out barely as you place them cored-side down on the flowers, masking the butter combination.

  • In a small bowl, stir collectively the granulated sugar and remaining 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Sprinkle cinnamon-sugar combination over the pears.

  • Bake till the puff pastry is browned, 18 to twenty minutes.

  • Remove the tarts from the oven. Cool for 10 minutes. Serve heat.

Serving: 1tartCalories: 470kcal (24%)Carbohydrates: 50g (17%)Protein: 5g (10%)Fat: 29g (45%)Saturated Fat: 10g (63%)Polyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 15mg (5%)Sodium: 229mg (10%)Potassium: 153mg (4%)Fiber: 4g (17%)Sugar: 17g (19%)Vitamin A: 200IU (4%)Vitamin C: 4mg (5%)Calcium: 27mg (3%)Iron: 2mg (11%)

Recipe Testers’ Reviews

Originally revealed October 12, 2022

Recipe © 2022 Sarah Walker Caron. Photo © 2022 Ken Carlson. All rights reserved. All supplies used with permission.

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