Citrus-Poppy Seed Tart

Bake this citrusy tart made using orange juice, poppy seed, whipping cream and garnished with edible flowers – delicious dessert for your guests.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 4 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 12

Ingredients

Crust

1
egg yolk
1 1/2
to 2 tablespoons orange juice
1 1/4
cups all-purpose flour
1/3
cup powdered sugar
1
tablespoon poppy seed
1
teaspoon grated orange peel
1/2
cup butter, chilled, cut into pieces

Filling

6
eggs
1
cup sugar
3/4
cup orange juice
1/4
cup lemon juice
1/2
cup butter, cut into pieces

Topping

3/4
cup whipping cream
1
tablespoon powdered sugar
Edible flowers
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, blend egg yolk with 1 tablespoon of the orange juice. Place in food processor bowl with metal blade.
  • 2 Add flour and all remaining crust ingredients except remaining orange juice; process until mixture is crumbly. With food processor running, add enough orange juice to form dough. Press dough in bottom and up sides of ungreased 10-inch tart pan with removable bottom. If dough is sticky, flour hands.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 17 to 22 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine all filling ingredients except butter; beat with wire whisk until well mixed. Cook over medium-low heat until mixture begins to bubble and is very thick, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in 1/2 cup butter until melted. If desired, strain filling. Pour into nonmetal bowl. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour or until completely cooled.
  • 5 Pour cooled filling into cooled crust. Refrigerate at least 2 hours to set.
  • 6 Beat whipping cream with powdered sugar until soft peaks form. Pipe around outside edge of tart. Garnish with edible flowers.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    380
    (
    Calories from Fat
    220),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    24g
    24%
    (Saturated Fat
    14g,
    14%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    185mg
    185%;
    Sodium
    200mg
    200%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    34g
    34%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    23g
    23%
    ),
    Protein
    6g
    6%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    60%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 4 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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