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This recipe for CRANBERRY-CHEESE TART WITH ORANGE CREAM, by , is from GOURMET GIRLS COOKBOOK, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.


Added: Tuesday, March 31, 2009


1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 Tbls sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup shortening
1/3 - 1/3 cup ice water
1 [12 oz] package frozen cranberries
3/4 cup sugar
2 TbIs water
2 Tbls orange liqueur
1 [8 oz] package cream cheese, softened
1 [3 oz] package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup butter or margarine soften
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
Orange Cream

1 cup whipping cream
2 tbls powdered sugar
1 tbls orange liqueur

Combine first 3 ingredients; cut in shortening with pastry blender
Sprinkle ice water, 1 Tbls at a time, evenly over surface
Stir in with a fork until dry ingredients are moistened; shape into a ball
Roll pastry into a 1 2-inch circle on a lightly floured surface
Fit into 10 tart pan; trim excess pastry around edge; prick bottom; freeze 10 mins
Line pastry with aluminum foil; fill with pie weights or dried beans
Bake at 325 for 45 minutes [crust will be very pale; remove foil; let cool on rack
Combine cranberries and next 3 ingredients in heavy saucepan; bring to boil over high heat
Reduce heat, and simmer, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until thickened, cool
Beat cream cheese and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy
Gradually add 3/4 cup sugar and cinnamon, beating well
Spread evenly into prepared tart shell; top with cranberry mixture
Serve with Orange Cream

Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl
Beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until thickened but not stiff
Yield 2 cups




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