Carrot Cake Tart

Love carrot cake? Love pie? Bake them together in an ultimate dessert with cream cheese frosting and over-the-top caramel drizzle!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 3 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 19
  • servings 12

Ingredients

Tart

1
Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box
1/4
cup unsalted butter, melted, cooled slightly
1
cup packed light brown sugar
1/3
cup light corn syrup
2
eggs
2/3
cup Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1 1/2
cups shredded carrots
1/2
cup raisins
1/2
cup chopped pecans

Frosting

2
packages (3 oz each) cream cheese, softened
2
tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1/2
teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Garnish

12
whole praline pecans
1/2
cup caramel syrup
12
carrot curls, if desired*
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place large cookie sheet on middle oven rack. Unroll pie crust; place in ungreased 10-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Press crust firmly against bottom and side of pan; trim edges.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat 1/4 cup melted butter, brown sugar and corn syrup with electric mixer on medium speed until blended; beat in eggs until blended. Add flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt; beat on low speed until blended. Stir in carrots, raisins and chopped pecans. Spread mixture evenly over bottom of crust-lined pan. Place tart on cookie sheet in oven.
  • 3 Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until filling is set and deep golden brown. Cool completely on cooling rack, about 1 hour. Remove side of pan; place tart on serving plate.
  • 4 In medium bowl, beat cream cheese and 2 tablespoons butter with electric mixer on high speed until smooth. Add powdered sugar and vanilla; beat on low speed until creamy. Frost cooled tart. Place praline pecans evenly around edge of tart. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • 5 To serve, cut into 12 wedges. Drizzle each serving with 2 teaspoons caramel syrup; garnish each with carrot curl. Store covered in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    500
    (
    Calories from Fat
    200),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    22g
    22%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    380mg
    380%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    71g
    71%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    48g
    48%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    50%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    5
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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