Yorkshire Curd Tart

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For crust, in a mixing bowl stir together flour and the 3 tablespoons sugar; cut in the 1/4 cup butter till crumbly.
  • Beat egg yolk with water.
  • Drizzle over flour mixture.
  • Toss with fork to mix.
  • On lightly floured surface, roll pastry to a 12 inch circle; fit into a 9 inch pie plate.
  • Trim and flute edges.
  • Bake in a 400 degree oven for 10 minutes or till light brown. (hint - place another plate inside crust and bake for 10 minutes, this will avoid shrinkage).
  • Meanwhile, for filling, combine ricotta cheese or cottage cheese, the 3/4 cup sugar, melted butter, beaten eggs, and pumpkin pie spice.
  • Mix well.
  • Stir in currants or raisins.
  • Pour into prepared crust.
  • Cover edge of pie with foil; bake in 375 degree oven for 20 minutes. Remove foil.
  • Continue baking for 15 to 20 minutes more or till filling is set.
  • Cool.
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