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Savor the brief cherry-growing season with this tart that is a symphony of sweetness.

Martha Stewart Living, August 2006


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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Toss cherries, granulated sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a bowl; set aside. Whisk egg and cream in a small bowl; set egg wash aside.

  • Turn out dough onto a lightly floured work surface. Roll into a 16-inch round, about 1/8 inch thick. Transfer to a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Spread cherry mixture over dough, leaving a 2-inch border around edge. Fold dough over edges of filling. Brush dough with egg wash; sprinkle with sanding sugar. Refrigerate 15 minutes.

  • Bake tart until edges are dark golden brown and cherries are bubbling and cooked through, about 1 hour. Let cool on sheet on a wire rack 15 minutes. Transfer tart to rack to cool completely.

Cook's Notes

If you can't find fresh cherries, substitute thawed frozen ones.