These French-style vegan fruit tarts are often similar to those fruit tarts you get in supermarkets (you know, the ones with a custard base and topped with fruits). Use palm-oil-free vegan butters and keep fresh dough away from pets, as it can expand in the stomach. If you wonder why French women stay slim despite eating them, it’s because everything in moderation. Most French women eat three square meals a day (and don’t snack), drink lots of water and walk everywhere. They reserve fruit tarts and pastries for a weekly treat.
These French-style vegan fruit tarts (Vegan on Board) are like those custard-based fruit tarts that you find in supermarkets. The tarts are made with soy milk, sugar, vanilla and cornstarch with homemade pastry. Then just fill with raspberries, blueberries or whatever you like, then arrange in pretty designs, before serving.
These Vegan Fruit Tarts (My Darling Vegan) are made with a buttery shortbread crust, filled with a sweet cream cheese and topped with glazed berries. Ideal for a garden party or wedding shower.
Raw Fruit Tarts (The Simple Veganista) have an almond crust and need no baking. Filled with sweet cashew cream, and fresh fruit of your choice.
A Tropical Vegan Fruit Tart
Or try this Mango Passion Fruit Tart (Addicted to Dates). Not quite France, but a zesty tropical mango filling with scented passionfruit.
These mini fruit tarts (My Darling Vegan) are an ideal alternative to those fruit tarts you see in grocery stores, filled with custard. These begin with a lemon shortbread crust, which is filled with coconut cream cheese, and then topped with fresh berries – choose from strawberries, blackberries, raspberries or blueberries. This recipe uses coconut milk, so ensure your coconut milk is monkey-friendly. This recipe uses a vegan cream cheese. There are many on the market, so choose one that is free from palm oil and in zero waste packaging. A good one is Kinda Co Cashew Cream Cheese.