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Easy and Scrumptious Greek Yogurt Fruit Tart

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Happy Sunday! I hope you all had another great week wherever you are in the world. With school beginning to pick up pace after the third week back, making things quick and easy is definitely a priority for me, whether it’s for daily tasks, school, or (as is the case for today’s post) food.

This particular dessert was inspired by one of my regular midday snacks believe it or not. It was a hot summer’s day and I was sitting on my porch enjoying a bowl of Greek yogurt and blueberries when I thought, “How delicious would it be if I drizzled some honey over this?” And when I did, it was indeed delicious! All I had to do after that was add a graham cracker crust, name it the Easy and Scrumptious Greek Yogurt Fruit Tart, and that was that. Easy right? =)

Because of the relatively few ingredients and minimum bake time (the whole thing takes a mere 30 minutes), this dessert is true to its name and will be gobbled up in no time because it’s just that yummy! One disclaimer: due to the yogurt-y nature of the filling, it is unfortunately less inclined to solidify in the fridge, which can make it  bit tricky to serve as perfect slices. Not to worry, however, because it will still taste just as delicious, I promise.

Ingredients

The first three ingredients are for the graham cracker crust, but feel free to use your own recipe if you have a favourite go-to version. If not, then I’ve got you covered with my own simple version.

First, preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Gather all your ingredients together.

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Grab a food processor and the ingredients for the crust.

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(a) crumble the crackers into the processor, (b) pulse the crackers until they turn into fine crumbs, about 45 seconds, (c) add the melted butter and sugar and pulse until combined.

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Press the mixture into an 8-inch pan and bake for 12-14 minutes until the sides are golden brown. Let the crust cool completely on a cooling rack.

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While the crust is baking, you can use the time to wash and slice your berries and lay them out on paper towel to dry. I used raspberries, blueberries and strawberries, but don’t be afraid to add whatever else you like!

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Next, add the honey to the Greek yogurt and mix it together with a spoon or spatula.

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Once your crust has finished cooling, spread the filling into the pan (and unlike a cheesecake, it doesn’t need any more baking time, yay!)

topping

Once you’ve completely spread the filling out, top it with the berries.

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As a final touch, you can drizzle a little more honey over the top of the berries. Using one of these honey whatchamacallits works really well – plus it’s kind of cool.

And you’re done! What I love is that it’s a sweet treat that didn’t go over the top with fat or refined sugar and included healthier ingredients like the Greek yogurt and fruit. I really hope you guys get to try this dessert and that you enjoy the ease and deliciousness of it.

Have a wonderful week everyone!

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3 thoughts on “Easy and Scrumptious Greek Yogurt Fruit Tart

  1. Yogurt and honey – always a great combination. It brings back memories of vacations in the Greek Islands – that was my favorite dessert, many times it was served with roasted pine nuts over. mmmmm :-)

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