Simple pear tarts

These go perfectly with afternoon coffee and tea.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 15 min. preparation time, 20 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 408 / Protein 4g / Carbohydr. 52g / Fat 20g

Ingredients (6 servings)

1 packagepuff pastry (frozen, defrosted)
1 tbspbrown sugar
20 gbutter
2 tbspapricot jam
1 tbspwater
whipped cream to serve


oven, microwave (optional), brush (optional), cutting board, knife, small bowl

Wine Tip

Trebbiano d’Abruzzo, dry, 2013
The slightly exotic fragrance of white flowers harmonizes perfectly with the baked pears. The wine has a light, low alcohol content and is therefore a good companion for this dessert.

Step 1

Simple pear tarts

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Cut defrosted puff pastry into 6 cm squares with a sharp knife.

oven, cutting board, knife

1 package puff pastry

Step 2

Simple pear tarts

Core pears and cut into thin wedges. Spread pear slices in the center of each puff pastry square.

cutting board, knife

3 pears

Step 3

Simple pear tarts

Sprinkle tarts with sugar, then with some slices of butter and bake for approx. 20 – 25 min. at 180°C/350°F until golden.


1 tbsp sugar / 20 g butter

Step 4

Simple pear tarts

In the meantime, heat up apricot jam with some water in the microwave or on the stove until liquid. Brush the finished tart with jam and serve warm with a dollop of whipped cream.

microwave, brush, small bowl

2 tbsp apricot jam / 1 tbsp water / whipped cream to serve