Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 55 mins

This is a really wonderful nut tart - and you'll love the pastry!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For pastry: Combine flour and sugar in large bowl; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  2. Blend in yolks and vanilla; gather dough into a ball.
  3. Turn out onto lightly-floured surface.
  4. Using heel of hand, smear dough a little at a time across surface to blend butter and flour thoroughly.
  5. Flatten into disk.
  6. Wrap and refrigerate 1 hour.
  7. Preheat oven to 390F.
  8. Roll dough out between sheets of wax paper to thickness of 1/8 inch.
  9. Fit into 11 inch tart pan and trim edges.
  10. Pierce shell all over with fork.
  11. Line with foil and fill with pie weights or dry beans.
  12. Bake until pastry is set, about 10 minutes.
  13. Reduce oven temperature to 350F.
  14. Remove pie weights and foil.
  15. Bake until crust is golden-brown, about 10 minutes.
  16. Reduce oven temperature to 300F.
  17. Blend all filling ingredients.
  18. Pour into crust.
  19. Bake until filling is set and looks dry, about 35 minutes.
  20. Cool and decorate with walnut halves.
  21. This is sublime served warm with a scoop of walnut ice cream melting over top.


Most Helpful

Walnut tart - so Canadian! This one is unlike the one I make - and a wonderful addition to my Tart recipes - has already been added to my family cookbook. Absolutely delicious. Made as posted - perfect as is - can't wait to serve this to family and friends!

Gerry June 28, 2008

Mmmmmmmmmm! Delish! And you're so right, the pastry was wonderful! The taste of the filling was just right, not too much walnutty (now there's a word I seem to have invented). Unfortunately, I didn't have any walnut ice cream, but it tasted great with vanilla! Thnx for posting, evelyn. Made for ZWT4.

Darkhunter June 27, 2008

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