Citrus Tarts

Menu Part: 
Dessert
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
12

Delightful citrus dessert featuring orange and pummelo segments baked on puff pastry and topped with Orange Whipped Cream.

Ingredients

1 1⁄2 cups orange juice
6 tbsp. brown sugar
2 (3-in.) puff pastry rounds
24 orange segments
12 fresh pummelo or grapefruit segments
1 1⁄2 cups Orange Whipped Cream (see recipe)

Orange Whipped Cream
1 1⁄2 cups heavy cream
6 tbsp. fresh orange juice
3 tbsp. orange zest, chopped
3 tbsp. powdered sugar

Steps

1. Stir orange juice and sugar to dissolve. Bring to a boil; cook until syrup reduces by half. Cool.

2. Brush 1 tbsp. syrup on each pastry round. Set 2 orange and 1 pummelo segment on top. Bake in 425°F oven 10 min., until puffed and golden.

3.Per serving, top tart with 1 tbsp. Orange Whipped Cream.

Orange Whipped Cream :

Whip cream to soft peaks. Add juice, zest, and sugar; whip until stiff peaks form.

Yield: 11⁄2 cups.

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