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Bourbon Pumpkin Tart with Walnut Streusel

 Bourbon Pumpkin Tart with Walnut Streusel
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
14 ServingsPrep: 45 min. + chilling Bake: 45 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • FILLING:
  • 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
  • 3 eggs
  • 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

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Bourbon Pumpkin Tart with Walnut Streusel (continued)

Ingredients (continued)

  • 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

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, orange peel and salt. Cut
  • in butter until crumbly. Add egg. Gradually add cream, tossing with
  • a fork until a ball forms. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30
  • minutes or until easy to handle.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out pastry into a 13-in. circle.
  • Press onto the bottom and up the sides of an ungreased 11-in. fluted
  • tart pan with removable bottom.
  • In a large bowl, combine the filling ingredients. Pour into crust.
  • For topping, combine the flour, sugar, brown sugar, salt and
  • cinnamon. Cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in walnuts and ginger.
  • Sprinkle over filling.
  • Bake at 350° for 45-55 minutes or until a knife inserted near the
  • center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate leftovers.
  • Yield: 14 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 464 calories, 26 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 119 mg cholesterol, 353 mg sodium, 53 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.