Red, White and Blueberry Sour Cream Tart

This red, white and blueberry sour cream tart is the perfect addition to your patriotic holiday party. Totally delicious and completely adorable.

Red, White and Blueberry Sour Cream Tart by Nutmeg Nanny

Want a recipe that requires no cooking and tastes delicious? Well then, you came to the right place. This little gem of a recipe can be made with virtually any berry you desire and the filling can be made up to one day in advance. It’s the easiest addition to your holiday party and everyone will go crazy to get a slice!Talk about versatile and easy!  Crunchy graham crust filled with a rich creamy custard like filling. I used tons of fresh blueberries and organic blueberry jam for my topping and cut my strawberries to look like stars.

Red, White and Blueberry Sour Cream Tart by Nutmeg Nanny

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Red, White and Blueberry Sour Cream Tart

This red, white and blueberry sour cream tart is the perfect addition to your patriotic holiday party. Totally delicious and completely adorable.

Ingredients:

For crust:
8 whole graham crackers, coarsely broken
1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted

For filling:
6 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup sour cream
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

For topping:
2 1/2 pint fresh blueberries
1/4 cup blueberry jam

6 whole strawberries, cut into star shapes (optional, but totally adorable)

Source:Epicurious

Directions:

For Crust:
Preheat oven to 375°F. Grind crackers and sugar in processor until coarse crumbs form. Add butter and process until crumbs are evenly moistened. Press crumb mixture firmly onto bottom and up sides of 9-inch-diameter tart pan with removable bottom. Bake until crust is firm to touch, about 8 minutes. Cool crust on rack.

For Filling:

Using electric mixer, beat cream cheese and sugar in medium bowl until smooth. Beat in sour cream, lemon juice and vanilla. Spread filling in cooled crust. Chill until firm, at least 4 hours. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover; keep chilled.)

For Topping:
Arrange berries over filling. Whisk jam in small bowl to loose consistency. Drizzle over berries. Serve immediately or chill up to 3 hours.

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38 Responses to “Red, White and Blueberry Sour Cream Tart”

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    Jen_from_NJ — June 24, 2010 at 3:27 pm

    I love this! Perfect recipe for the Fourth of July or after a World Cup game! Go U.S.! Oh, and fresh blueberries are in season – yay!

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    Joanne — June 24, 2010 at 6:25 pm

    This is adorable! I may just have to make this for the 4th! Love the strawberry star cut-outs.

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    girlichef — June 24, 2010 at 6:54 pm

    I’m glad to see you’re inspired again ;) This looks awesome…perfect dessert for the 4th! Not only is it gorgeous, it sounds super tasty!

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    chayacomfycook — June 24, 2010 at 9:59 pm

    Brandy, you did this one sooooo right for the Fourth. I love your strawberry stars.

    I missed you.

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    Jen @ My Kitchen Addiction — June 24, 2010 at 10:13 pm

    That is absolutely stunning! I love it!

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    Faith — June 25, 2010 at 5:53 am

    I love those adorable strawberry stars and the jam/sour cream flavor combo sounds fantastic. This is the perfect dessert for the 4th!

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    Natalie — June 25, 2010 at 9:31 am

    This is beautiful! You should look at the pie on my blog, it appears we were on the same brain wave!!! I love the strawberry stars.

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    Reeni — June 25, 2010 at 9:41 am

    How positively delicious! I just bought blueberries and sour cream. It must be fate!

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    Heavenly Housewife — June 25, 2010 at 1:44 pm

    Oh wow, that is just the cutest thing with those little strawberry stars :)
    Have a fab weekend daaaaahling.
    *kisses* HH

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    Dorothy — June 25, 2010 at 3:27 pm

    You had me at strawberry stars.

    Great job on a beautiful pie! Now to get my thinking cap on for ATTYC….

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    Barbara Bakes — June 25, 2010 at 7:53 pm

    What a clever idea to cut your strawberries in star shapes for the 4th of July. The pie sounds perfect for the holiday.

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    Annie — June 25, 2010 at 7:55 pm

    Love the strawberry stars! Great idea.

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    Sue — June 26, 2010 at 12:32 am

    Sounds delicious, and I love the strawberry stars!

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    grace — June 26, 2010 at 3:45 am

    win-win-win–patriotic AND delicious AND stunning. :)

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    oneordinaryday — June 26, 2010 at 7:05 am

    Those star-shaped strawberries are the perfect garnish. So creative!

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    Cakelaw — June 27, 2010 at 4:53 pm

    What a gorgeous tart – perfect for Bastille Day or 4 July celebrations.

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    Blond Duck — June 28, 2010 at 6:14 am

    How cute!

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    Mimi — June 28, 2010 at 5:47 pm

    You win! Those strawberries are way to cute.
    Mimi

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    Terrianne — June 29, 2010 at 11:26 am

    The title of your blog frew me in. I just love nutmeg! The smell, the flavor, even the grating it directly from the pod–all very exciting to me.

    Your blog is beautiful. This is a gorgeous tart. I must make it before the end of summer!

    Thank you.

    –Terrianne

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    Betty — July 2, 2010 at 1:45 pm

    This looks amazing- I love summer desserts that involve berries of any kind! I heart those strawberry stars. :) Thanks for sharing-
    Betty

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    megan — July 3, 2010 at 11:55 am

    The tart is beautiful and so clevver with the strawberries! Love it. Thumbs up!

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    Ashley — July 5, 2010 at 6:25 pm

    Oh my goodness look at those little strawberry stars!! SO cute. Plus the sour cream and cream cheese filling sounds amazing. Great summer dessert!

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    Katrina — June 28, 2011 at 4:25 pm

    Love the strawberry stars! The tart looks delicious!

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    cookingrookie — June 28, 2011 at 4:59 pm

    This pie must be so yummy! And I love those cute strawberry stars :-)

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    foodwanderings — June 28, 2011 at 5:28 pm

    oh how clever. It didn’t register when i saw it through email:). Happy 4th of July weekend this tart looks perfect for the birthday celebration!

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    Cookin' Canuck — June 29, 2011 at 6:00 pm

    That is a gorgeous tart! I love the whimsy of the star strawberries.

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    Feast on the Cheap — June 29, 2011 at 6:15 pm

    Adorable, totally adorable

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    OutAThyme — June 30, 2011 at 4:52 pm

    I just want to dive into that pool of blueberries! YUM!!

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