Grapefruit Curd Tart
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Serves: 4-6
 
A perfect tart with smooth consistency, and bursts of citrus.
Ingredients
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  • TART SHELL
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  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup + 1 tbsp butter, chilled & chopped
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp cold water
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  • GRAPEFRUIT CURD
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  • 2 grapefruit
  • 1 tablespoon grapefruit zest
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 tsp corn flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons lemon olive oil
Instructions
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  2. TART SHELL
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  4. In a food processor, combine flour, butter, and sugar, pulse until mixed.
  5. Add in yolk and cold water, continuing to pulse until dough just forms together.
  6. Knead dough on a floured surface until smooth, then shape into a disc and wrap with plastic wrap.
  7. Place in the fridge for about 30 minutes until chilled.
  8. Preheat oven to 400F.
  9. Spread dough out in a 14 inch long pan (or large round tart pan), and chill for another 30 minutes.
  10. Once chilled, add baking weights (or dried beans - we'll usually lay a layer of parchment, then the weights on top) on top of crust and bake for 12 minutes, remove weights and bake for another 5 minutes until golden brown.
  11. Let cool completely
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  13. GRAPEFRUIT CURD
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  15. In a saucepan, add zest, ¾ cup juice from grapefruit, sugar, corn starch, eggs, and egg yolks.
  16. Bring to a boil on medium heat, whisking constantly for about 2 minutes.
  17. Remove sauce pan from heat, then stir in the butter and olive oil until smooth.
  18. Pour into the shell, and refrigerate until set (at least 2 hours).
  19. Once the tart has set, cut into slices and serve!
Recipe by The Adventures of Bob & Shan at http://theadventuresofbobandshan.com/grapefruit-curd-olive-oil-tart/