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Bourbon Pumpkin Tart with Walnut Streusel

Total Time

Prep: 45 min. + chilling Bake: 45 min. + cooling

Makes

14 servings

Because my husband loves pumpkin pie, I've looked high and low for that "perfect" recipe. But as soon as he tasted this tart, he told me to stop searching, declaring this the best he's ever tried! —Brenda Ryan, Marshall, Missouri
Bourbon Pumpkin Tart with Walnut Streusel Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • FILLING:
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • TOPPING:
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1/4 cup chopped crystallized ginger

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Combine flour, sugar, orange zest and salt. Cut in butter until crumbly. Add egg. Gradually add cream, tossing with a fork until a ball forms. Refrigerate, covered, until easy to handle, at least 30 minutes.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough into a 13-in. circle. Press onto bottom and up sides of an ungreased 11-in. fluted tart pan with removable bottom.
  3. Combine all filling ingredients; pour into crust. For topping, whisk flour, sugar, brown sugar, salt and cinnamon. Cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in walnuts and ginger. Sprinkle over filling.
  4. Bake until a knife inserted in center comes out clean, 45-55 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate leftovers.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 463 calories, 26g fat (14g saturated fat), 108mg cholesterol, 364mg sodium, 53g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

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