Creamy Lime Tart in Macadamia Crust

Prep Time 30 min
Cook Time 10 min
Servings 12
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • MACADAMIA CRUST
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 3 tbsps. firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup macadamia nuts
  • LIME FILLING
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsps. cornstarch
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup Santa Cruz Organic® Pure Lime Juice
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • WHIPPED CREAM TOPPING (optional)
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp. powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsps. sweetened coconut flakes

Directions

  • Step 1

    For Crust: HEAT oven to 375°F. Combine flour and brown sugar in medium bowl. Stir in butter with fork until evenly moistened. Stir in macadamias. Press evenly in 9-inch tart pan. Bake 10 minutes or until light brown. Cool completely on wire rack.

  • Step 2

    For Filling: COMBINE sugar and cornstarch in 2-quart saucepan. Whisk in cream and lime juice until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat stirring often. Boil 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in butter until melted. Cool to room temperature. Pour into crust.

  • Step 3

    For Topping: BEAT cream, powdered sugar and vanilla in small bowl with electric mixer on high speed until soft peaks form. Garnish tart with whipped cream and coconut. Chill 2 hours.

  • Step 4

    *To toast nuts: Place nuts in dry nonstick skillet. Cook over medium heat, shaking pan until nuts are lightly browned. Remove from pan immediately to avoid over-browning.

  • Step 5

    ** To toast coconut: Spread coconut on microwave-safe plate. Microwave on HIGH 30 seconds. Toss with fork. Repeat as needed. Remove from plate immediately to avoid over-browning.

Serving size
(1 slice, 1/12 of pie)

  • Calories 370
  • Calories from Fat230g
  • Total Fat 26g
  • Saturated Fat 14g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 65mg
  • Sodium 95mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 34g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 22g
  • Protein 2g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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