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Walnut Toffee Tart Recipe

Walnut Toffee Tart Recipe

There's no sweeter way to enjoy the flavor of walnuts than this scrumptious tart.—Patricia Green, Yuba City, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3/4 cup cold butter
  • 2 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup cold milk
  • FILLING:
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped walnuts

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine flour and sugar. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Combine egg yolks and milk; stir into flour mixture until blended. With lightly floured hands, press dough onto the bottom and 1 in. up the sides of a 12-in. tart pan with removable bottom. Line unpricked shell with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil. Fill with pie weights. Place pan on a baking sheet. Bake at 375° for 12-15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, combine the sugar, cream, cinnamon and salt. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat; stir in walnuts. Remove foil from pastry shell; pour filling into pastry. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 633 calories, 42 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 129 mg cholesterol, 217 mg sodium, 57 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein.