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Golden Pineapple-Cheese Tart

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Category: Cakes, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Unsifted flour
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Baking powder
  • 2/3 c Butter or margarine
  • 1/3 c Sugar
  • 2 Egg yolks
  • 2 tb Cream
  • 1/2 ts Grated lemon peel


8 oz Crushed pineapple
4 tb Butter or margarine
2/3 c Sugar
16 oz Cream cheese, softened
1 Egg yolk
1/4 c Heavy cream
1/2 c Golden raisins
1 ts Grated lemon peel

1. Pastry: In large bowl, sift flour, salt, & baking powder. With pastry
blender, cut in 2/3 c. butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add
1/3 c. sugar, 2 egg yolks, 2 Tbs cream & 1/2 t. lemon peel. Mix with hands
just until mixture holds together. Flour & knead about 2 minutes,
Refrigerate pastry in waxed paper for 30 minutes.

2. Drain pineapple, preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 10-inch
springform pan. Remove side of pan.

3. Filling: In medium bowl, Beat butter, sugar & cream cheese at high
speed until blended. Add egg yolk & cream. Stir in pineapple, raisins &
lemon peel. Set aside.

4. Place 3/4 of the pastry dough into bottom of springform pan. Roll out
dough to fit pan. Bake 12 minutes or until golden; cool. Replace side of
springform pan. Pour filling into pan - spreading evenly. Decorate top of
filling with remaining pastry (I make long strips I overlap in a simple
lattice structure).

5. Bake 40 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 10 minutes. Sprinkle with
confectioner's sugar. Serve warm or room temperature. Store refrigerated.

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