Fresh Fig, Mascarpone and Goat Cheese Tart

  • Author: Aberdeen's Kitchen
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x



  • 1 puff pastry sheet, homemade or store bought, thawed
  • 1/2 lb fresh figs, cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 4 oz mascarpone cheese
  • 1/4 cup classic chèvre goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 12 tablespoons clover honey
  • 2 teaspoons coarse salt


  1. Preheat oven to 375˚F.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and lightly dust with flour. Place puff pastry sheet on top of the dusted paper. Poke the puff pastry a few times with a fork.
  3. Gently spread mascarpone cheese in a thin layer on top of the puff pastry.
  4. Lay fig slices on top of the mascarpone. Sprinkle with the goat cheese and on a middle rack in the oven.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes, until puff pastry has risen around the figs and turns golden brown.
  6. Cool for 5 minutes. Drizzle with honey and top with thyme leaves and salt. Serve warm.