Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Pear Cranberry Roll Up Tart

Dorie Greenspan pear and cranberry roll up tart on eatlivetravelwrite.comThis week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is an unassuming looking dessert. It’s basically ingredients for a fruit galette rolled up to make a kind of Danish fruity roll – sort of like these Sara Lee treats from my childhood. The recipe is pretty easy – Dorie’s “go-to” galette dough filled with pears, cranberries and some preserves.

Dorie Greenspan pear and cranberry roll up tart from Baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.comThe dough comes together really easily and the filling is simple to prepare as well.¬† Mine looked a little rustic but that’s ok because as soon as you slice into it, you forget any imperfections…

Dorie Greenspan pear and cranberry roll up tart for Tuesdays with Dorie on eatlivetravelwrite.comUm, yeah. This was good. Really good. So good that I cut myself and Neil a slice each then packed it off to my staff room. Where it was devoured and pronounced “phenomenal”. This is a gorgeous dessert, morning or afternoon tea or hey, even breakfast. Let’s face it. Anytime of the day is a perfect time to enjoy a buttery pastry with some fruit, right?

Get the recipe for Dorie Greenspan’s Pear Cranberry Roll Up Tart on p 132 of Baking Chez Moi.

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14 thoughts on “Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Pear Cranberry Roll Up Tart”

  1. Okay, NOW I know what the heck happened to this after the first “teaser” slice! ūüėČ

    Sometimes simple can be great: and in this case, it was.

    Lucky staff room.

    IF there was more, I’d pair with a gorgeous off-dry French Ros√© des Riceys.

  2. This was really good, Jim and I could not stop raving about it, and great left over with a little heat from the microwave. Yours looks so perfect.

  3. Great photos! Your tart looks perfect! I agree that you can enjoy a nice buttery pastry at any time of day; I had a piece of tart as a midnight snack…


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