Pear and Apple Tarts w/Guava

Pear and Apple Tarts w/Guava


2 sheets puff pastry (vegan or non-vegan)


2 tart apples (granny smith or gold rush)

2 bosc pears

~2/3 cup guava paste—melted

1 tablespoon orange juice

3 tablespoons sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon

½ teaspoon ginger powder

dash nutmeg

dash salt


orange juice

3 tablespoons apricot preserves

powdered sugar (optional)


*Thinly slice peeled apples and pears. Add them to a large bowl of water with ~2 tablespoon orange juice. Set aside.

 *Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Sprinkle flour onto counter. Roll out puff pastry into desired thickness, cut into desired sizes. Add to lightly greased cookie sheet/tart pan. Melt guava paste. Brush melted guava paste onto puff pastry. Drain apples and pears. Place apples and pears on guava paste leaving rim of dough exposed. Bake ~20 minutes or until golden brown.

 *Melt apricot preserves. Brush melted apricot preserves liberally onto baked tart (fruit and crust). Dust with powdered sugar (optional). Serve warm or room temperature. Enjoy!