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Recipe: Grapefruit Tart

January 13, 2018

I wanted to see if I could bake a Grapefruit Tart inspired by a recent episode of the Great Canadian Baking Show. I love the way the grapefruit curd mixes with the crumbled roasted pistachios and sweet flaky crust. I ended up mixing two recipes from the Lark & Linen blog and Martha Stewart. The results made my family smile and it was a nice dessert to finish off the work week.

 

 

I loved rolling out this pliable dough. I popped it in the freezer for 30 minutes and then blind baked it for 30 minutes.

 

Since I followed the Martha Stewart recipe, it was worth it to juice the grapefruits by hand to get that fresh tart flavour.

After letting the curd set, I piped some whipped cream and sprinkled some roasted pistachios around the edges.  

 Here's the final look!

All photos by Robert Gontier. iPhone 6.

 

Grapefruit Tart

Prep Time: 30 minutes     Cook Time: 30 minutes      Cooling Time: 60 minutes      Total Time: 2 hours

 

Here's the link from the Lark & Linen blog for the pie crust:

http://www.jacquelynclark.com/2017/02/23/grapefruit-curd-tarts-chamomile-whipped-cream/

 

Here's the link to the curd recipe from Martha Stewart (I just switched out the lemon for grapefruit):

https://www.marthastewart.com/340640/lemon-curd

 

Enjoy!

 

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