When hosting a holiday celebration like Easter that involves planning an elaborate several-course meal, don't be afraid to cut some corners. Instead of making a time-consuming dessert, put together a simple, but special, puff pastry tart. This one is topped with fresh strawberries, creamy mascarpone, and sweet honey. It's a light and fruity finish that's the perfect way to end your Easter meal. To make in advance, roll out the dough and keep the cooked strawberries in an airtight container. Top the dough just before baking. Read more for the easy recipe.
1 pound strawberries, sliced Serves 8.
3 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
1 sheet (9-inch square) frozen puff pastry, thawed
1 tablespoon butter, melted
1/4 cup mascarpone cheese
1 tablespoon honey
8 large mint leaves, thinly sliced
1 pound strawberries, sliced