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French-style Strawberry Tart

Inspired by a the classic French dessert tarte tatin, this beautiful and elegant dessert is surprisingly easy to make. A flaky, buttery crust is filled with caramel-coated strawberries and served with crème fraîche. It's a stunning dessert that's perfect for a fancy dinner party or special occasion.

Tasty Team
80% would make again
French-style Strawberry Tart


for 6 servings

  • 1 sheet puff pastry
  • 1 ¼ cups strawberry (200 g)
  • ½ cup sugar (100 g)
  • ¼ cup butter (50 g)
  • 1.5 cups crème fraîche (335 g), to serve

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 464
  • Fat 34g
  • Carbs 35g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 15g
  • Protein 4g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Roll out the puff pastry sheet. Place a 25-centimetre (9-inch) cake tin on the sheet of puff pastry and cut around the edges.
  2. Poke holes in the pastry with a fork and set aside.
  3. Pre-heat the oven to 190°C (375°F).
  4. Prepare the strawberries by hulling them with a straw. Set aside.
  5. Pour the sugar in a large saucepan and cook over a medium heat, until the sugar has melted and reached a light brown colour.
  6. Stir in the butter until melted.
  7. Add the strawberries, coating evenly in the caramel.
  8. Arrange the strawberries in the buttered tin, followed by the puff pastry on top.
  9. Tuck the pastry down the sides of the tin.
  10. Bake for 45 minutes, until the pastry is golden brown.
  11. Leave to cool for 1-2 hours, then invert onto a plate.
  12. Slice and serve with a spoonful of crème fraîche.
  13. Enjoy!
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French-style Strawberry Tart