Cheese Tart With Greek Honey and Pears

Total Time
55mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

From the Summer 2006 edition of Kerasma's Greek Gourmet Traveler. Yield is a guess.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Peel the pears, cut in half, and remove the seeds and stem.
  2. Bring to a simmer in a medium pot with 2 cups water and the sugar.
  3. As soon as they soften, remove and strain. Let cool.
  4. In the bowl of an electric mixer at high speed whip together the butter, confectioner's sugar, and honey until creamy and fluffy.
  5. Add the eggs one at a time, beating after each addition.
  6. Remove bowl.
  7. Using a spatula or spoon, vigorously mix in the cheese, flour, and half the walnuts.
  8. Pour the mixture into a 25-cm (10-inch) tart pan.
  9. Cut the pears into thin slice and spread evenly and decoratively over the surface of the tart.
  10. Bake at 180C (350F) for 30 minutes, lower heat to 150C (300F) and continue baking another 10 minutes or until the tart is set.

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