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Orange & Grapefruit Tart

The prettiest, delicious Winter Citrus Tart with shortcrust for your winter baking needs! This is not like any other tart you’ve had before, trust me. It’s like all the wintery citrus dreams have come together to create this instant classic of bright flavors. It's SO go0d!

4 Quick Tips For The Perfect Citrus Tart

01 You need a kitchen thermometer for this recipe.

02 Any citrus can be used in this recipe.

03 Make sure you get all the butter incorporated into the custard.

04 Make sure your tart pan has a removable bottom.

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In a medium bowl, sift together flour, powdered sugar, and baking powder.

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Combine flour, sugar, salt, and 1/4 cup butter in bowl of stand mixer.

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Mix in egg and yolk, working until it forms a rough dough.

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Add almond flour and knead until it forms a smooth dough.

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On a piece of parchment paper, roll dough out to 1/4" thickness.

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Place in a 9-inch tart pan, fitting dough evenly down into pan.

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Press bottom and sides lightly to ensure dough is filling whole pan. Cut excess.

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Prick dough all over the bottom with a fork.

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Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

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Remove dough from refrigerator and bake for 12 minutes, just until it's starting to brown on the edges.

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Combine egg yolks, 2 Tablespoons sugar, and cornstarch in a small bowl.

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In a heavy sauce pan, bring milk, cream, remaining sugar, and vanilla bean to a boil.

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Pour one third of milk mixture into egg mixture, stirring constantly.

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Return to sauce pan over medium low heat. Add zest.

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When mixture starts to thicken, switch to a whisk and continue to cook for another 1-2 minutes or until thickened.

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Remove vanilla bean. Pour into a flat pan and cover immediately with plastic wrap.

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Refrigerate at least 30 minutes, or until cool.

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Remove tart shell from pan. Pipe pastry cream into shell. Decorate as desired.

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