Star-Shaped Cream Tart Cake

This summer, surprise your guests with this Cream Tart Cake recipe! This star-shaped dessert, inspired by cookie number cakes, is baked in the shape of a star, so it’s perfect if you need an easy Fourth of July dessert.

Sugar Cookie Ingredients

– all-purpose flour – baking powder – fine salt – unsalted butter – sugar – egg – vanilla extract

Cream Filling Ingredients

– cream cheese – heavy cream –  sugar – vanilla extract – vanilla bean (optional)


1. Preheat oven to 350° F. 2. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in medium bowl. Set aside. 3. Cream butter and sugar for 3 minutes using electric mixer until mixture is light and fluffy. 4. Add egg to butter mixture and let combine for 30 seconds.


5. Add vanilla. 6. Reduce speed and add flour. Mix until dough starts to come together into a ball. 7. Divide dough in three equal balls and roll first ball between two layers of parchment paper until ¼” thick.

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