White Chocolate and Ginger Tart with Summer Berries and Chopped Pistachios

June 30, 2017Sew White

This is a rich and fruity tart perfect for summer occasions. You can make it in advance and just top it with beautiful fruit when you’re ready to serve. Enjoy a slice or two of my White Chocolate and Ginger Tart with Summer Berries and Chopped Pistachios.

 white chocolate tart deocrated with strawberries and blueberries plus pistachios

White Chocolate Tart in time for The Championships Wimbledon

With The Championships Wimbledon about to start it’s the best excuse for a new take on the strawberry tart. My tart recipe is a mix of sweet white chocolate and ginger, topped with fresh fruit and chopped pistachios added for crunch.

Anyone for tennis and a slice of tart?

White Chocolate and Ginger Tart with Pistachios topped with fresh strawberries and blueberries

It is definitely a tart for those of you with a sweet tooth but the fresh fruit and nuts really do help make it an absolutely delicious treat! I love the crunch of the pistachios. If you use salted pistachios it will add an extra flavour. The salt and the sweet isn’t everyones cup of tea but I think they taste really good together.

White Chocolate and Ginger Tart Recipe

I absolutely love this recipe. It’s unusual to do white chocolate tarts and I think they will be very popular. They are sweet tarts but adding extra flavours to it like the ginger. I would also recommend adding some cinnamon to make it more Christmassy. Then top with a cranberry coolie.

5 from 4 votes
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White Chocolate and Ginger Tart with Pistachios

This is a rich and fruity tart perfect for summer occasions. You can make it in advance and just top it with beautiful fruit when you're ready to serve. Enjoy a slice or two of my White Chocolate and Ginger Tart with Summer Berries and Chopped Pistachios.

Course Dessert, Party Food
Cuisine English, International
Keyword White Chocolate and Ginger Tart with Pistachios
Prep Time 30 minutes
Fridge Bake 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 12 people
Calories 350 kcal
Author Sisley White

Ingredients

  • 400 g custard creams
  • 150 g unsalted butter
  • 300 g white chocolate
  • 250 ml double cream
  • 2 teaspoons of ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoon of unsalted butter
  • 250 g strawberries
  • 100 g blueberries
  • 80 g pistachios – shelled and chopped up
  • a few mint leaves

Instructions

  1. In a blender or food processor grind up the biscuits until they’re crumbs.
  2. Melt the butter and add to the biscuits and mix together.
  3. Spoon the mix into the tart tin and push down to make the base and into corners.
  4. Pop it in the fridge for 30 minutes to set while you make the ganache.
  5. In a pan warm up the double cream until it starts to bubble. Don’t let it boil and then remove from the heat.
  6. Add the chocolate pieces with the 2 teaspoons of butter and ground ginger.
  7. Take the biscuit case out of the fridge and pour the chocolate mix in.
  8. Pop it in to the fridge and until set, approximately 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  9. Remove from the fridge 5-10 minutes before you need it.
  10. Cover the tart with strawberries, blueberries a few mint leaves and sprinkle the chopped up pistachios over the top.
  11. Serve and enjoy

You could serve it with cream or ice cream but I think it works pretty well without!

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7 Comments

  • 12 Wimbledon-inspired desserts to enjoy during the tennis championships – London News

    July 3, 2017 at 9:08 am

    […] A new take on the strawberry tart. By Sew White. […]

  • kellie anderson

    July 4, 2017 at 6:46 pm

    Custard creams as a base?! Genius! This is revelatory. And what a beautiful set of images. Swoonworthy 🙂5 stars

    1. Sew White

      July 5, 2017 at 12:20 pm

      Aww bless you that is easily the best comment I have ever had! Swoonworthy – I love it!

  • Angela

    July 5, 2017 at 8:44 am

    This looks amazing! I love the fresh fruit and pistachio is one of my favourite things! The flavour combinations are fantastic.5 stars

  • Michelle @ Greedy Gourmet.com

    July 5, 2017 at 10:52 am

    Simply too beautiful to eat. I bet the white chocolate and berry combo is out of this world!5 stars

  • Sara | mshealthesteem.com

    April 28, 2019 at 12:36 am

    This looks absolutely amazing! I’m lactose intolerant but I think I can play with your recipe a little and make a dairy free version! I’m so glad because I’m so excited to try it! Thank you so much for sharing your goodness 5 stars

    1. Sew White

      April 28, 2019 at 2:14 pm

      Oh let me know how you alter it. I would love to know how to make it dairy free.

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