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Upside Down Pear Tart

If you're looking for a quick and easy dessert that will wow your guests, then you must try this Upside Down Pear Tart recipe! You only need a few simple ingredients like puff pastry sheets, your choice of fruit and honey. They are perfect flakey, sweet and delicious.

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upside down puff pastry tarts that are filled with fresh peaches and pears.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Upside Down Pear Tart comes together with only three simple ingredients.
  • They are completely customizable by using your favorite fresh fruit like peaches, pears, pineapple or apples.
  • These tarts taste amazing with some ice cream, yogurt or just one their own.
  • Use pre-made puff pastry for simplicity.
  • Top the off with powdered sugar if desired.
  • Check out my puff pastry peach tartlets for another great and simple idea!

Ingredients And Substitutions

These are the main ingredients and substitutions for Upside Down Pear Tart. Scroll down to the recipe card for a full list of ingredients and instructions.

Use pre-made puff pastry for a quick, no fuss dessert. You can find them in the frozen section of most grocery stores.

Honey caramelizes in the oven and gives these tarts a delicious sweet glaze. I have not tested this recipe with any other sweetener.

You can customize these tarts by using your favorite fresh fruit like peaches, pears, apples or even pineapple.

puff pastry sheets, peaches and honey in individual containers.

How To Make

ONE: First thaw puff pastry sheets according to package. Then, when ready add honey to a baking sheet that is lined with parchment paper.

honey added to a baking sheet.

TWO: Then, add on the fresh fruit.

peaches added on top of the honey.

THREE: Finish it off with a puff pastry slice, then using your hands mend the sheet to the fruit. Spray with non-stick spray or coat with an egg wash and bake.

puff pastry added on top of the honey and fruit slices.

FOUR: When done baking, flip over and sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired and enjoy!

Tips And Tricks

Use pre-made puff pastry, it can be found in the freezer section of most grocery stores.

Feel free to use your favorite fresh fruit to make these your own, I’d recommend pineapple, peaches, pears or apples.

Once down, use a spatula to flip them right side up.

Sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired.

How To Serve And Store

Serve this Upside Down Pear Tart warm and enjoy with vanilla ice cream, yogurt or just on it’s own.

Store in an airtight container in the fridge and enjoy within 4-5 days. Reheat in the microwave or air fryer for best results.

a close up shot of the puff pastry tart that is filled with peaches and honey.

Taste And Texture

This Upside Down Pear Tart is sweet and filled with caramelized honey.

The texture is flakey, crispy and incredibly delicious.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make these gluten free?

Yes, as long as you use a certified gluten free puff pastry.

What fruit works best for this recipe?

I’d recommend pineapple, peaches, pears or apples.

Whats the best way to serve these?

Serve warm and enjoy with vanilla ice cream, yogurt or just on it’s own.

Other Recipes You May Like

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Upside Down Pear Tart

If you're looking for a quick and easy dessert that will wow your guests, then you must try this Upside Down Pear Tart recipe! You only need a few simple ingredients like puff pastry sheets, your choice of fruit and honey. They are perfect flakey, sweet and delicious.
5 based on 1 reviews
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PREP TIME:
20 minutes
COOK TIME:
35 minutes
TOTAL TIME:
55 minutes
Author - Hannah

Ingredients

  • 1 container of puff pastry, 2 sheets.
  • 8 tbsp of honey
  • 1 peach, sliced
  • 1 pear, sliced
 

SCALE:

1X

YIELDS:

8 Tarts

Directions

  1. First thaw puff pastry sheets according to package.
  2. Preheat oven to 350F and prepare a baking sheet by lining it with parchment paper.
  3. Then, when ready add 1 tablespoon of honey to a baking sheet that's lined with parchment paper, in a line, leaving ample room in between each one. 
  4. Next, add on the fresh fruit.
  5. Finish it off with a puff pastry slice, then using your hands mend the sheet to the fruit.
  6. Spray with non-stick spray or coat with an egg wash and bake.
  7. When done baking, use a spatula and flip over each tart, sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired and enjoy.

Notes

  • Use pre-made puff pastry, it can be found in the freezer section of most grocery stores.
  • Feel free to use your favorite fresh fruit to make these your own, I'd recommend pineapple, peaches, pears or apples.
  • Once down, use a spatula to flip them right side up.
  • Sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired.

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