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Blackberry Butter Tarts

Rated as 4.17 out of 5 Stars

"It's like a butter tart and fruit tart married up. The bitterness of the blackberries complements the sweetness of the butter tart."
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40 m servings 232
Original recipe yields 12 servings (12 3-inch tarts)


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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Place tart shells on a baking sheet.
  2. Mash blackberries and lemon zest together lightly in a small bowl. Divide blackberry mixture evenly into the bottom of tart shells.
  3. Whisk brown sugar, honey, egg, butter, vanilla extract, and salt together in a bowl; spoon mixture evenly over blackberries in shells.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until filling is bubbly and shells are golden, 22 to 27 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Depending on how gooey you like your butter tarts, baking time may vary from 22 minutes up to 27 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 232 calories; 8.8 36.8 2.2 21 126 Full nutrition

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We put in 1/4 c honey and none of the brown sugar. We also mixed all the ingredients together (except butter) and smashed the berries with a potato masher. Then stirred in the melted butter. Wil...

I didn't mash the blackberries but divided them in the tart shells to make sure they were evenly distributed. I used 1 tsp each of lemon zest, lemon juice and vanilla. The lemon really emphasise...

I made this but instead of individual tarts, i did so as one pie-sized tart. The taste is delicious but with the increased size/ and the high altitute I live at I had to compensate as the tart w...

I love this recipe. The extra sauce mixture really gives the tarts flavor. The tarts did taste a little too lemony, I would recommend putting lest lemon zest in these tarts. Otherwise, very deli...

I made this as written, except I added lemon juice instead of the lemon zest. The came out wonderful, very tasty. For my oven 400 was a bit much, baked at 375. Thanks!