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Pear Tart

A rich crust, covered in sweet pears

Pear Tart
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Serves: 8
A rich cheesecake covered in pears to make an elegant tart.
Ingredients
Crust:
  • 2 oz GF cream cheese, softened
  • 4 Tbsp butter or margarine, softened
  • ½ cup GF French Bread & Pizza Mix
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • Pinch salt
Filling:
  • ¼ cup + 1½ Tbsp sugar, divided
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 pear
  • Pinch cinnamon
Instructions
  1. In a food processor, combine cream cheese and butter. Then add in sugar and salt, process until smooth (dough will be sticky).
  2. Turn dough onto a parchment lined baking sheet, and with lightly floured fingers, pat dough into an 8-inch circle with a slightly raised edge.
  3. For filling, combine ¼ cup sugar and lemon juice.
  4. Leaving skin on, cut pear in half lengthwise, core, and cut into ¼ inch slices.
  5. Toss with lemon juice mixture.
  6. Drain liquid and arrange around the border of the dough, overlapping slightly.
  7. Arrange the remaining slices in the center. Sprinkle top with remaining 1½ Tbsp sugar and cinnamon.
  8. Bake at 400°F for 25-30 minutes.

 

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