Nutella Strawberry Tart

If you love Nutella, you’re going to love this Nutella Strawberry Tart. A shortbread crust is filled with a Nutella pudding and topped with fresh strawberries. It’s a chocolate lover’s dream!

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Oh my God you guys. I made heaven. Seriously.

Do you love Nutella as much as I do? I have to hide the container in my cabinet so I don’t attack it with a spoon. This tart is full of Nutella pudding. And it’s topped with strawberries. I love chocolate and strawberry together. It’s my favorite way to eat fruit, if we’re being totally honest.

On Easter we went to a buffet and they had a chocolate fountain for dessert. You know what that fountain got me to eat? Pineapple. Something I won’t normally touch with a 10-foot pole. So, yeah. Chocolate + Fruit is totally acceptable.

And the crust. The CRUST. You guys – it’s shortbread.

So, let’s put it all together. Shortbread Crust + Nutella Pudding + Strawberries = Heaven. Am I right or am I right?

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The crust is super easy to make. You all know how much I hate rolling, right? It’s up there with dipping? And being patient? So I made a shortbread crust (the one I made Apple Butter Pie Bars with) and I pressed it into my tart pan. The only difference between this crust and that other one is that I used cold butter. And my food processor.

I took this picture because if you make this tart you’ll probably think there isn’t enough dough to fill the whole tart pan. You have to press and press and press. But this is proof – there is enough dough!

You’re going to pre-bake the tart shell, so you want to prevent bubbling. You can use beans or pie weights. I prefer a fork. Prick the bottom of the tart several times with the tines of a fork before baking. No bubbling!

Bake and cool your tart. Then comes the fun part!

Kizmos_cups

I made my tart filling using my new favorite kitchen tools from Kizmos. You remember them? A few months ago, I made a White Chocolate Macadamia Magic Pizza using the fun and smiley Kizmos tools. I cut the pizza with Bob, my pizza cutter, and opened the can of sweetened condensed milk with Chrissy, the can opener.

This month I’m introducing you to the Kizmos measuring cups and colanders. I am in love with the measuring cups. The Get Happy Measuring cups are the perfect size. (I know…all measuring cups are the same size. But if you bake often and use a variety of cups, you’ll know they aren’t all created equal. These are perfect – the handles and cups are wide and perfect for scooping.)

And, Kizmos has possibly the cutest kind of measuring cups ever: Nesting Measuring Cups. Think Russian Nesting Dolls…but measuring cups. It’s like a toy that’s also a measuring cup. Those of you with toddlers and young children will delight in using them. The Nesting Measuring Cups were perfect for measuring out the Nutella – deep and wide so that I could get a small spatula inside to dig it all out into the pan.

And, possibly my favorite Kizmos product: the colanders.

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They smile at you while you clean your produce. How adorable is that?

I still haven’t named my new Kizmos products. What do you think? I think the purple colander looks kind of like a Kimmy. What do you think?

{Want to win your own Kizmos tools to name? Scroll down to enter!}

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Okay, so let’s talk Nutella pudding, mmkay? Best. Pudding. Everrrrr.

You heat your Nutella, milk, salt, and extracts in a pan to melt it. I used a combination of vanilla extract and hazelnut extract, because I had it in my pantry. You can skip the hazelnut if you don’t have it. Then you thicken the pudding by adding more milk that has been mixed with cornstarch. This is an egg-free pudding! Who knew?

Oh, the possibilities…

It comes together super easy and fast. Simply pour into the tart shell and chill and you have a gorgeous dessert. I added the strawberries right before serving. I suggest you do that too – day old washed strawberries just aren’t quite…right. If strawberries don’t look good at the market, you could also do this with raspberries. That would be just as good!

Seriously, heaven people.

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I should know. Guess who ate 2/3 of the tart? {Shhhh….don’t tell my trainer…}

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Nutella Strawberry Tart

If you love Nutella, you’re going to love this Nutella Strawberry Tart. A shortbread crust is filled with a Nutella pudding and topped with fresh strawberries. It’s a chocolate lover’s dream!

Ingredients:

For the Crust:

  • 1/2 cup butter, cold and diced
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar (or apple cider vinegar)

For the Filling:

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3/4 cup Nutella
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon hazelnut extract, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2-3 cups strawberries, stem removed and cut in half

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Pulse flour and sugar in a food processor. Add diced butter and pulse for about 20-30 seconds, until the butter is broken up. Add the vinegar and run until dough comes together in the machine.
  3. Turn dough out into a 10” tart pan with a removable bottom. Press with your hands up the sides and across the bottom. It will seem there isn’t enough dough – but there is, just keep working it! Poke the bottom of the tart several times with a fork. Bake for 20-23 minutes, until it just begins to brown. Cool before filling.
  4. When ready to fill the tart shell, make the filling. Whisk the cornstarch into 1/4 cup milk in a small bowl. Add the remaining 1 3/4 cup milk, Nutella, salt, and extracts to a pan. Whisk over medium heat until the Nutella melts, then whisk in the cornstarch mixture. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly with a rubber spatula. It will start to thicken. Once the mixture starts to boil, stir constantly until fully thickened, about 2 minutes. Pour into the crust. Refrigerate until set, about 1 hour.
  5. Top with strawberries before serving. Store in refrigerator.
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I love Nutella so much that I can’t get enough. I love making things like Nutella Chocolate Pudding Cookies or Peanut Butter Nutella Nutter Butter Pie and I’m obsessing over Nutella 5 Chip Cookies by What’s Cooking with Ruthie, Banana Monkey Bread with Nutella Ganache by Wine & Glue, and Nutella Kiss Cookies by Something Swanky.

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Nutella Strawberry Tart - this easy tart recipe has a pastry crust and is full of homemade Nutella pudding and garnished with fresh strawberries. It's the perfect easy showstopper recipe!

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  1. I have to have a whisk. can’t function a day without it!

  2. I heart you so hard Dorothy!! Also, the word tart scares me, but you make it seem really doable! This is going to be the dessert I make next time I’m taking dessert somewhere where I want to impress people 🙂

    Favorite kitchen tool? Do I have to pick just one? In the top running are my slow cooker, my silpat, and if I went without my coffee maker, people might die. 🙂

  3. My microplane gater!

  4. My favorite kitchen utensil is a Chef’n Spatula. I hate when it’s not clean and I have to use an inferior spatula.

  5. Your pictures are awesome! Strawberries are my favorite 🙂

  6. This small spatula I got with my food processor. Use it all the time.

  7. ” I made heaven” – Bahhaaha, best quote ever. Although I bet you are probably right because this does look like heaven! As well as that Peanut Butter Nutella Nutter Butter Pie you linked to beneath it!… I’m debating whether I should go to the store and get some Nutella right now since I just happen to have strawberries…..

  8. Favorite kitchen tool is our kitchenaid mixer!!

  9. Nutella. Pudding. Omg wow.

    I would have to hide that from myself as well!

    Fave kitchen tool is my knife & cutting board. I use it 25 times a day I swear!

  10. I am all over this Nutella pudding! I love that it is from scratch 😉

  11. Ugh this shortbread crust the creaminess of the nutella and those sweet succulent strawberries!! Can I please have a slice!!? And my favorite is defo a spatula!!!

  12. My favorite kitchen tool is my kitchen aid <3

  13. I cannot live without my Robot Coupe!

  14. I don’t know if it is considered a tool, but I cannot live without my slow cooker.

  15. Gaaaah! Nutella is my KRYPTONITE! You turned it into PUDDING?! Good grief… could life get ANY better?! Why yes, yes it could… you’re giving away the most stinkin’ adorable colander I’ve EVER seen!

    THANKS, DOROTHY!

    Oh… my favorite kitchen tool is food processor!

  16. My favorite kitchen tool is my kitchen scale! I use it to measure baking ingredients and to make sure that I weight out my portions correctly

  17. I love my wooden spoon

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  19. I use my flipping spatula a lot, but beyond that i love having a kitchen scale! Those kizmos items are adorable and that nutella strawberry tart looks so yummy!

  20. I don’t think I could live without my strainer or my slow cooker.

  21. Dorothy, this looks so delicious and beautiful, too. Pinning! Have a wonderful week!

  22. Tough one! I’m in the midst of a kitchen remodel,so I am really missing ALL my kitchen tools…and my kitchen. I guess I have to say that my chef’s knife is an absolute must have.

  23. My mixer!!

  24. I love my spatula. Can’t cook breakfast without it. Love the name Kimmy for the colander. That’s what I call myself when I’m trying to keep going with a task.

  25. Thanks for this giveaway…I love all of your great recipes!

    My favorite kitchen tool would have to be my blender because I love making green smoothies. I’m sure that will quickly be replaced when I finally get the Kitchen Aid that I want!

  26. Chocolate and strawberries are a wonderful combination. Your tart looks beautiful!

  27. My slow cooker, I use all the time for my large family meals

  28. I depend on my coffeemaker, but I love my KitchenAid stand mixer.

  29. Couldn’t survive without my Kitchen Aid mixer.

  30. This looks great! I think my Kitchen Aid.mixer.

  31. I love my nutella with strawberries…this counts as breakfast in my book!

  32. Oh my goodness you did make heaven didn’t you…that looks so divine! I want to run and go make this but I’m out of nutella, what a shame!!

  33. I love my Microplane zester!

  34. That pie…squee! Would have to say my favorite kitchen tool is my blender.

  35. This looks ridiculously yummy. Nutella is my kryptonite!

  36. WOW. This is gorgeous!! Nutella is the best 🙂

  37. Wowza. Definitely dangerous dessert~ 😉

  38. I should say my Kitchenaid Stand Mixer but in actuality it’s my metal rocking pizza cutter. One of those two handers that you just rock through the pizza. Love that bad boy.

  39. Love the combo of nutella and strawberry!

  40. Definitely my spatula!

  41. Perfect tart for the upcoming strawberry season! Love the double dose of hazelnut…who can resist Nutella???

  42. My ice cream machine is my favorite kitchen tool! I love making homemade ice cream, and do so almost every week!

  43. The shortbread crust (and that last photo) hit it out of the ball park!

  44. The Get Happy Colanders are so cute. I get happy by just looking at them. 🙂 AND your nutella strawberry tart! Oh my. That’s the most gorgeous thing I’ve seen all week long! Can I claim the remaining 1/3 of the tart? Please?

  45. This is Nutella perfection!! My favorite kitchen tool is my bench scraper tool – there’s so many uses for it!

  46. My favorite kitchen tool? Just one? I would probably have to say my blender, especially in the summer when we make a lot of smoothies, milkshakes and malts.

  47. I love all of the smiley faces!

  48. Yes. Yes to this dessert. Yes to the strawberries. Yes to the raspberry alternative. Yes to all of the above. Yes, yes, yes.

  49. Those strawberries look delicious! What an awesome tart recipe!

  50. GORG.EOUS. Seriously. Favorite kitchen tool? My big ol’ chef’s knife – I can do some serious damage with that bad boy. And have. Cut off the tip of my thumb once…still my favorite though 🙂

  51. My food processor!!!!

  52. I’m in love! I adore every element of this part. Put them together and you’ve got the holy trinity of delicious amazingness! These are gorgeous photos of a gorgeous tart!

  53. I bought a tart pan a few months ago to make a Nutella tart… and haven’t done it yet! I’d love it if you linked this recipe up to this week’s Iron Chef Mom: Strawberry Battle! http://growingupgabel.com/iron-chef-mom-strawberry-battle/

  54. Oh My Goodness! This tart is seriously the most beautiful treat I’ve seen today! Stunning. And that creamy Nutella pudding. mmmm

  55. My favorite kitchen tool… hmmm… my waffle maker!

  56. My favorite kitchen tool as of recently is my cookie scoop.. I will never make cookies again without it!

  57. Now that’s our kind of tart!!! This family is nutella obsessed!

  58. Nutella and strawberries is such an awesome combo! this is beautiful Dorothy!

  59. Looks so yummy and easy.

  60. Oh I like the lemon squeezer.

  61. My favorite kitchen tools are my wooden spoons.

  62. It’s probably a tie between my stick blender and my good Wusthof knife.

  63. Oh my WORD, Nutella pudding!!!! This looks so amazing!

  64. This tart looks wonderful. My favorite tool(s) are my cast iron skillet and my pressure cooker.

  65. My favorite kitchen tool is everything ! I love to bake and cook.

  66. My favorite kitchen tool at the moment is this measuring cup thing from Pampered chef. For stuff like peanut butter it’s like a plunger so you just measure out the amount you need and then you push all the stuff out of the measuring cup super easy. Then you can flip it over and use the other side for measuring liquids. I love it!

  67. What a gorgeous tart, pure perfection., and Nutella, too. My favorite kitchen tool is my immersion blender or my microplane zester.

  68. I have to pick just one?? 😉 I would say my Jamie Oliver chef’s knife since I use it the most?

  69. My crock pot. It makes dinner so easy!

  70. My favorite kitchen gadgets are my OXO beaker measuring set!

  71. My favorite kitchen tool is definitely my crockpot (or crockpots, I have 3 lol). They’re a lifesaver when you have 2 kids under 2 and are the designated host of every family holiday gathering.

  72. We use our cast iron skillet for everything, so it has to be the collective favorite, but i have a two tablespoon scoop that i also love. The Kizmos are definitely the cutest things I’ve ever seen for the kitchen. i love the colander!

  73. I adore seeing all these amazing strawberry recipes come out! I really love Spring. This recipe is awesome!

  74. Oh baby! That is one awesome looking tart!! That first picture is amazing girl! And Nutella pudding? I am all in!!!

  75. I would definitely have to say my cookie scoops. Use them ALL the time!!

  76. Besides my Kitchen Aid…..I would have to say my Pampered Chef measuring cup (Mini Measure All) with the plunger thing to push out things like peanut butter or shortening….love it!

  77. Love everything about this tart! Can’t go wrong with nutella and strawberries!

  78. Genious I tell you… absolute genius! Love Nutella and strawberries. Great idea to put them together with a crispy crust. Also, just noticed…. I’m comment 122 so clearly you did something right!! 🙂 Great post!

  79. My tea bag squisher! I thought it was just one of those gadgets you only get someone who has everything, but I love it. Especially since I’ve given up (mostly) my beloved Diet Coke with LIme and started drinking only iced tea (cheaper and better for me). I use it every day.

  80. My favorite kitchen tool is my KitchenAid stand mixer – I use it daily! My new time saver is shredding chicken in it… So Easy!!

  81. I just had a very rare moment where you HOPE that someone asks you to some sort of event you’ll have to cook for, because I want an excuse to make this ASAP. It sounds perfect.

  82. This tart looks fantastic! I love the combination of nutella and strawberries. Its hard to come up with my favorite kitchen tool, but I really like my blender, we use it almost every day.

  83. my kitchen aid mixer!

  84. My favorite kitchen tool is probably my Kitchen Stand Mixer. I use it everyday! And these tarts look so amazing. That silky nutella pudding with the strawberries, yes please.

  85. My favorite kitchen tool is a big plastic spoon. When I was little, my mom gave me 3 yellow kool aid spoons, (you know, the ones with the kool-aid guy’s face on them?), and I use them for EVERYTHING. They still work really well, and are the perfect size and shape.

  86. This is one beautiful looking tart! Nutella!!! Strawberries!!! No need to say any more!
    I’d have to say my favorite kitchen tool is my chef’s knife… even though I recently sliced my index finger with it!

  87. Too many favourite kitchen tools to list, but do use my microplaner a lot. Also love my Le Creuset dutch oven

  88. This is truly one of the most beautiful things I have ever seen!! No joking. I love Nutella and strawberries together! Strawberries have been so sweet and delicious lately, I can only imagine how wonderful they taste in this tart!

  89. My favorite kitchen tool is my cookie scoops.

  90. My favorite kitchen tool is definitely my pizza cutter, I love making cookie pizzas and regular pizzas alike!

  91. I have to pick just one??? Maybe my Kitchen Aid mixer or my Pampered Chef measure thing that you push out the bottom and it plops out peanut butter or butter. (That’s the official name, of course.) =o)

  92. Love the Nutella and strawberries mix

  93. Measuring tools and silicon spoons

  94. I got a pair of herb scissors recently and use them quite frequently!

  95. My silpat mats

  96. Nutella and strawberries and a shortbread crust…could there be anything better?! I cannot wait to try this! My boys will go crazy! Thanks for sharing. As for my fav kitchen tool…I ❤ my Kitchen Aid mixer and the cookie scoop my boys bought me for Christmas! But, if I win this contest, I will definitely have some new and happy

  97. This tart looks absolutely delightful. Like chocolate cover strawberry tart. My favorite kitchen tool is my blender or kitchen aid mixer. It’s hard to say one favorite.

    Consider yourself hugged,
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  98. Oh my, this looks delicious. Anything with nutella and strawberries is amazing in my book! I will definitly try this. My son will LOVE it! : )
    As for my favorite kitchen tool….my Kitchen Aid Mixer of course! I love it and look for any excuse to use it! xo

  99. Looks fantastic! What a fun giveaway!

  100. Fave tool? My rubber spatula! 🙂

  101. I am the same in that I cannot keep Nutella in the house without going at it with a spoon! I love strawberries too so I can’t wait to give this a go!

  102. Oh so gorgeous! Nutella PUDDING? Mind blown. Totally cliche, but my fave tool is my standing mixer. Honestly, I think that with the proper attachments, I could save the world!

  103. My favorite is a spatula by product of gir. Things awesome!

  104. I love Nutella! This tart looks phenomenal. I can’t think of anything much better than strawberries in chocolate except perhaps strawberries in Nutella! Thanks for sharing this awesome recipe! Krista @ A Handful of Everything

  105. My whisk..all the way:)

  106. Favorite kitchen tool…. Hmm.. that’s a hard one! I would have to say my favorite kitchen tool is the kitchen aid.

  107. OH MY! I have to pick just one!!!! LOL! I probably could not live without my kitchen aid and all the attachments.

  108. id love to win.. thanks.. : )

  109. Nutella and strawberries are literally my all time favorite combination. Whenever I have strawberries in the fridge I sneak over to the nutella jar and dip a few in (this is also the reason why I have 2 nutella jars – one for dipping and one for cooking haha). This tart sounds absolutely divine Dorothy!

  110. It all sounds perfect to me.

  111. Mmmm…Nutella. Ambrosia. Add crust and strawberries, make it into a pudding? Definitely inspired!

  112. i think spatulas are pretty darn handy : )

  113. Probably my pizza stone. I was just thinking that I need a new pizza cutter and vegetable peeler. Mine are getting worn out!

    Good point about not ending up with soggy strawberries.

  114. My favorite kitchen tool is my stand mixer.

  115. My favorite kitchen tool is an apple cutter, because we eat a ton of apples and pears everyday…sometimes I have to cut my boys off the the fruit!!!

  116. Oh my word! This pie is not only stunning to look at, but I can almost taste it now…and it’s goooood! 🙂

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  118. Pinned this under “Best Food Ever”. 🙂 Beautiful and delicious!

  119. Real chefs don’t like this gadget, but I’m not a real chef and am not crazy about finely chopping garlic, so I have a lot of love for my garlic press.

  120. My favorite kitchen tools are my Elevate Spatulas by Joseph Joseph

  121. Dorothy this looks absolutely gorgeous.

  122. My favorite kitchen tool is my KitchenAid mixer!!!! I would be lost without it!

  123. My favorite kitchen tool is my kitchenaid mixer. Love it!

  124. My favorite kitchen tool is hands down my kitchenaid mixer. Love it!
    Question, I don’t have a tart pan, would this work in a pie pan?
    I would love to make this tonight for our anniversary!
    Thanks!

  125. That’s a hard one. I have tons of favs. My pampered chef chopper is the most used fav. I also enjoy my no slide cutting board from pampered chef that I really love. Next would be my measuring spoons.

  126. I can’t live without my microplane zester!

  127. Thanks so much for this. I can’t wait to try it!

  128. My favorite kitchen tool is my Blendtec

  129. my favorite tool is my hand mixer, only because I dont have a kitchen aid!

  130. Probably my food processor – you can do so much 🙂

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  136. thank you for easy and tasty tart recipe. It was even easier for me since i cheated and used a frozen pie crust. 🙂

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  153. oh my word! God bless you for this Nutella Strawberry tart!

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  158. Nice post and delicious food…ease to prepare…..

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  163. The tart looks so delicious!! Thank you for sharing!! I think I would make a no bake version with your Oreo cookies crush recipe 😀

  164. This is my wife’s favorite. I always make it for special occasions. Making it tonight for New Years! I find that I have to add a little extra vinager to get it to come together.

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