1 cup flour
1/4 cup dark brown sugar, divided
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter cut into pieces
1 teaspoon vanilla extract, divided
1/2 cup creme fraiche
1/2 cup whipping cream
12 oz strawberries hulled and sliced
1. Preheat oven to 350. In a food processor, whirl flour, 2 Tbsp sugar, cornstarch,and salt. Add butter and 1/2 tsp vanilla until fine crumbs form and dough just begins to come together. Press into 9 inch tart pan with removable rim. Bake until edges are golden 20-25 minutes. Let cool, then gently push out of pan and set on plate.
2. In a bowl with mixer at high speed, beat creme fraiche, whipping cream, remaining 2 Tbsp sugar,and remaining 1/2 tsp vanilla until thick. Spread into cooled crust. Arrange strawberries in circles on top.
Chill loosely covered for up to 4 hours