Kevin's Cherry Tart

The pastry for this fabulous tart is ambrosial, made with confectioners ' sugar, cake flour, eggs and orange water. Pitted sour cherries are piled onto the crust and topped with a sweetened, rich cream infused with black cherry liqueur. This luscious tart is then baked until the filling is just set.

To Make Dough: Cream the confectioners' sugar and 3 eggs together in a large bowl. Stir in the orange flower water. Add the butter or margarine, and mix well. Slowly add the cake flour, blending...


  • 1 1/8 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 7/8 cup butter
  • 5 3/8 cups cake flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange flower water
  • 2 pounds sour cherries, pitted
  • 3 eggs, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 fluid ounce kirschwasser
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup white sugar

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