Creamy Two-Layer Citrus Tart

Creamy Two-Layer Citrus Tart 150 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Creamy Two-Layer Citrus Tart 150

Everyone will be asking for the recipe for this creamy and refreshing dessert. For the most vibrant flavour, be sure to use fresh fruit, not packaged juice. 

  • Portion size 12 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: April 2011

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup lemon juice strained
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 limes
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
Coconut Graham Crust:
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened desiccated coconut
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter softened
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 pinch salt

Method

Coconut Graham Crust: In large bowl and using fingertips, crumble graham cracker crumbs, coconut, butter, sugar and salt. Press into parchment paper–lined 9-inch (2.5 L) springform pan.

Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven until golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool completely. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 48 hours.)

In large bowl, whisk together lemon juice, eggs, 2/3 cup of the condensed milk and half of the vanilla; pour over cooled crust. Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven until set, 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool completely.

Zest 1 of the limes to make 1 tbsp. Squeeze and strain both limes to make 1/3 cup juice.

In food processor, pulse cream cheese, remaining condensed milk and vanilla, lime zest, lime juice and sugar until smooth. Pour over baked layer. Refrigerate until set, about 8 hours. (Make-ahead: Cover loosely and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 162 mg
  • Protein 7 g
  • Calories 296.0
  • Total fat 17 g
  • Potassium 213 mg
  • Cholesterol 88 mg
  • Saturated fat 11 g
  • Total carbohydrate 30 g

%RDI

  • Iron 6.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 8.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 11.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 15.0
  • Vitamin C 13.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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