Orange Cheesecake Tart

Ingredients

2 tbsp.s ground almonds
2 tbsp.s grated orange zest
1 c. low-fat ricotta cheese
1/4 c. cream cheese, softened
1 tbsp. cornstarch
3 eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 c. mashed ripe banana
1 tbsp. grated orange zest
1/4 c. unsweetened fruit preserves
Sliced or whole fresh fruit for garnish

Preparation

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1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
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2. In the bowl of a food processor fitted with a steel blade, combine Grape Nuts, almonds and orange zest. Process for 15 seconds to mix. With motor running, add butter through the feed tube; process just until mixture holds together.
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3. With your fingers, press crust mixture into a 9 x 1 inch fluted tart pan with removable bottom. Bake tart shell for 10 minutes. Remove from oven.
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4. Combine ricotta, yogurt, cream cheese and cornstarch in bowl of food processor fitted with a steel blade. Pulse on and off to combine. Add eggs, banana and orange zest. Process until smooth.
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5. Spread preserves over bottom of tart shell. Place shell on a baking sheet. ladle cheese filling into shell. Bake for 30 minutes or until filling is set.
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6. Remove from oven and let cool on a cake rack for 1 hour. Refrigerate, uncovered, for at least 1 hour. Carefully push up bottom to remove tart from sides of pan. Decorate tart with fruit garnish and refrigerate until serving. Serves 8-10.

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Yield:

1.0 servings

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Friday, December 10, 2010 - 1:02am

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