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Grapefruit Tart

grapefruit tart Dessert
Grapefruit Tart
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 3 hr 10 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 8

Top grapefruit sections on cookies crust for a luscious tart – perfect for dessert.

Updated November 7, 2013

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1
    package (5.3 oz) shortbread cookies, crushed (about 1 1/3 cups)
  • 3
    tablespoons sugar
  • 2
    tablespoons butter, melted

Filling

  • 1/2
    cup sugar
  • 6
    tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/8
    teaspoon salt
  • 2
    cups fresh red grapefruit juice
  • 4
    egg yolks
  • 3
    tablespoons butter
  • 2
    teaspoons grated red grapefruit peel
  • 3
    red grapefruit, peeled, sectioned
  • 2
    tablespoons sugar

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch square tart pan with removable bottom with cooking spray. Mix crust ingredients. Press lightly into pan. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool.
  • 2
    In heavy saucepan, mix 1/2 cup sugar, the cornstarch and salt. Stir in juice and yolks with whisk. Cook over medium-high heat 10 to 12 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Remove from heat; stir in 3 tablespoons butter and the grapefruit peel. Pour filling into baked crust. Cover surface of filling directly with plastic wrap. Refrigerate 2 hours 30 minutes.
  • 3
    Place grapefruit sections in large glass bowl; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons sugar. Refrigerate. Before serving, drain grapefruit. Arrange segments on filling.
 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
361
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
0%
Saturated Fat
7g
0%
Sodium
187mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
55g
0%
Dietary Fiber
2g
0%
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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