Viral Upside-Down Puff Pastries

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These pastries are everywhere on social media, and so versatile! Try these staple versions and then get creative with your own unique recipes! Brought to us by the Food Network.


1 sheet store-bought puff pastry, thawed

4 tsp honey

1 Bartlett pear, sliced

1 wheel brie, sliced

1 ripe banana, sliced

2 Tbsp chocolate hazelnut spread

4 tsp honey

Balsamic glaze

1 peach or plum

1 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.

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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