Pumpkin Ginger Tart

Pumpkin Ginger Tart
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This tart recipe uses a ginger-spiced filling that puts a new twist on a traditional holiday dessert.
25 min
Prep Time
1:50
Total Time
8 servings

Ingredients

Tart

1 cup
all-purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon
salt
1/3 cup
cold Land O Lakes® Butter, cut into chunks
1 teaspoon
freshly grated gingerroot*
3 to 4 tablespoons
cold water
1 (15-ounce) can
pumpkin
1/2 cup
sugar
2 teaspoons
freshly grated gingerroot**
1 teaspoon
vanilla
1/2 teaspoon
ground cinnamon
2
large Land O Lakes® Eggs, slightly beaten
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

Streusel

3/4 cup
all-purpose flour
1/3 cup
firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup
cold Land O Lakes® Butter, cut into chunks

Topping

1 cup
Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream
1 tablespoon
powdered sugar
Freshly grated orange zest, if desired
 
*Substitute 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger.
**Substitute 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger.

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. Stir together 1 cup flour and salt in bowl; cut in 1/3 cup butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Mix in 1 teaspoon gingerroot and enough water with fork until flour is just moistened. Pat into ungreased 10-inch tart pan with removable bottom or 9-inch glass pie pan. Bake 10-15 minutes or until crust just begins to brown.
  3. Combine pumpkin, sugar, 2 teaspoons gingerroot, vanilla and cinnamon in bowl. Stir in eggs just until well mixed. Stir in 1/2 cup whipping cream. Pour pumpkin filling into baked crust. Bake 30-35 minutes or until set around edge.
  4. Combine 3/4 cup flour and brown sugar in bowl. Cut in 1/4 cup butter with fork or pastry blender until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Sprinkle streusel over hot, partially baked filling. Continue baking 15-20 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 30 minutes.
  5. Beat 1 cup whipping cream and powdered sugar in bowl at high speed, scraping bowl often, until stiff peaks form. Dollop each serving with topping mixture. Garnish with orange zest, if desired.

Recipe Tips

Peppery and slightly sweet, gingerroot has a tan skin and yellow to ivory flesh. Look for the gnarled root in the produce section of your grocery store. Be sure to peel gingerroot before grating.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
520
Cholesterol
165mg
Carbohydrates
48g
Protein
5g
Fat
33g
Sodium
190mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Very simple instructions and excellent taste. I've received rave reviews from my husband and friends have asked for the recipe.

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