These Viral Upside Down Puff Pastry Tarts Are Too Easy!

Upside down dessert tarts
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
20 min
6 servings

We tried the viral upside down tarts and can confirm they are definitely worth the hype. As the name suggests, you simply put your favourite fillings on a baking sheet, top them with buttery puff pastry, and voila, the perfect tart! You can use your favourite fruits and spreads like pears, honey and brie or make them savoury using veggies and toppings like asparagus, bacon and gruyere cheese. The options are endless! Here, we make three different sweet tarts: honeyed pear and brie, banana chocolate hazelnut, and balsamic honey peach. If you’re looking for an easy, delicious, flaky treat that comes together in less than 30 minutes, you need to try these tarts ASAP.

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sheet store-bought puff pastry, thawed
tsp honey
Bartlett pear, sliced
wheel brie, sliced
ripe banana, sliced
Tbsp chocolate hazelnut spread
tsp honey
Balsamic glaze
peach or plum
egg for egg wash


Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper, set aside.

Step 2

Cut the thawed puff pastry into 6 equal rectangles, set aside.

Step 3

For the honey pear tart: spoon 1 teaspoon of honey, arrange 4-5 overlapping slices of pears overtop of the honey, top with a slice of brie and cover with a puff pastry rectangle. Use a fork to crimp the edges to adhere to parchment.

Step 4

For the banana chocolate hazelnut tart: arrange 6 banana slices in in two rows, add 1 tablespoon of chocolate hazelnut spread and cover with puff pastry rectangle, crimp edges with a fork to seal.

Step 5

For the balsamic honey peach: spoon 1 tsp of honey, drizzle with balsamic glaze, arrange 4-5 overlapping peach or plum slices, another tsp of honey and cover with puff pastry and crimp edges with a fork to seal. Repeat with remaining puff pastry rectangles.

Upside down tarts on parchment paper
Step 6

Brush the tops with egg wash and bake for 15 to 20 minutes until golden and bubbly.

Step 7

Let the tarts cool for 5-8 minutes on the pan before flipping over.

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