Queijadas De Evora -Sweet Orange Cheese Tart

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Total Time
40mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
25 mins

Sweet Portuguese Orange Cheese Tart - Posted for ZWT 5. I found this recipe and modified it my tastes.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. PASTRY:
  2. Preheat the oven to 400°.
  3. Sift the flour, 2 tablespoons sugar and 1/8 teaspoon salt into a large, chilled mixing bowl, and add the chilled butter
  4. With your fingertips rub the flour and fat together until they look like flakes of coarse meal. (Or use the food processor).
  5. Add the lightly beaten egg and toss together until the dough can be gathered into a compact ball. Wrap in wax paper and chill the dough for at least an hour before using.
  6. On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough into a circle about 1/8 inch thick. Press into nonstick greased Large Pie Tart Dish.
  7. FILLING:
  8. Reduce the oven heat to 350°. With an electric mixer or food processor, beat the cream cheese, pot cheese and sugar together until light and fluffy. Then beat in the egg yolks,orange juice,zest, cinnamon and ½ teaspoon salt.
  9. Spoon the cheese mixture into the tart
  10. Bake in the middle of the oven for 20 minutes, or until the filling is set and a cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool the tart to room temperature, then carefully slip out of the tin and serve.