Citrus Tart: Grapefruit and Blood Orange Tart with Lemon Cream

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12Ingredients
760Calories
45Minutes

Nothing declares the arrival of winter like fresh picked citrus. Full of citrus flavor, this citrus tart features grapefruit, blood orange, and lemon in a lightly sweet and perfectly tangy dessert. Perfect in the wintertime or as a refreshing summer treat.

Ingredients

  • 250 grams flour
  • 90 grams butter
  • 45 grams sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 blood oranges
  • 2 pink grapefruit
  • 2 lemons juice
  • 1 lemon zest
  • 100 grams sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 60 grams butter

Directions

  1. Sweet Dough Preparation:
  2. Sift the flour and the baking powder in a large bowl.
  3. Mix the butter with sugar.
  4. Add the butter and sugar mixture to the flour, and stir until the dough has a sandy texture.
  5. Add the egg and mix again until the dough is crumbly.
  6. Form a ball and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  7. Freeze any leftover dough.
  8. Filling Preparation:
  9. Carefully cut the orange and grapefruit supremes.
  10. Lemon Cream Preparation:
  11. Beat the egg yolks, sieve, then pour in a saucepan.
  12. Stir in lemon juice and sugar.
  13. Over medium heat, stir for ten minutes with a spatula until the mixture thickens slightly.
  14. It will continue to thicken as it cools.
  15. Remove the pan from heat, stir in lemon zest and diced butter.
  16. Stir until butter is completely melted.
  17. Cool the lemon cream in a small glass container, cover when it is very cold.
  18. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  19. Roll out the dough and spread in small pie pans. (Prick with a fork before baking).
  20. Bake the tart shells for about 15 minutes. Let cool.
  21. Pour the lemon cream into each pie shell, garnish with grapefruit and orange supremes.
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NutritionView more

760Calories
Sodium12%DV280mg
Fat57%DV37g
Protein24%DV12g
Carbs33%DV98g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories760Calories from Fat330
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat37g57%
Saturated Fat21g105%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol345mg115%
Sodium280mg12%
Potassium320mg9%
Protein12g24%
Calories from Fat330
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate98g33%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars42g84%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Mary M. 10 Jul 2015
I love the citrus combination of these tarts. I've also made the lemon cream and used only the blood oranges as a topping.