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Monday
Jun242013

Keep it Simple

Dress up a frozen dessert with a little fresh topping and everyone will think you made it from scratch. 

 

I started with a tasty frozen pear tart from Trader Joe's and heated it up according to package directions. I then sliced some figs (you can use any fruit you like) and sautéed them for just a few minutes with a little butter and sugar.

 

 Set the fruit aside to cool and once the tart has also cooled a bit just arrange on top and then dust with powder sugar & walla!

 

If you want to bring this to a gathering, I'd suggest just packing the topping separately and adding it the tart when you get there. Oh and a pretty cake stand doesn't hurt, I found this hand painted one at Anthropologie. Also a perfect bridal shower gift for my sweet niece Emily who loves to bake.

 

 

all photos & content © Lara Rossignol

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Reader Comments (2)

What a great idea and beautiful photos... of course!
June 24, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAnne Gabe
your photography blows my mind. i'm trying to get there one photo a time. ps - love trader joes. having their curry chicken tomorrow night. how can they do inexpensive food so well and I can still read every ingredient on the label.
June 24, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterpam

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