Mandarin Orange and Pomegranate Tart

October

This cake on MyRecipes.com caught my eye.  I absolutely love the brilliant orange of the mandarins contrasting with the bright ruby pomegranate arils!  Isn’t it such a beautiful and striking combination for fall?  I decided to use it as an inspiration for this tart. 

Mandarin Orange and Pomegranate Tart:

For the crust I combined about two cups of ginger snap cookie crumbs with granulated sugar, melted butter and a pinch of salt.  I baked it and let it cool.  For the filling I used this pastry cream filling  recipe and poured it into the cooled crust.  I then arranged the fruit (about two small cans of mandarin oranges and the seeds of half a fresh pomegranate) on top and painted it with some melted apricot jam.  For more tart ideas check this out!

 October

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7 Responses

  1. This tart is gorgeous! Did you make it for a special event or just for a random dinner? 🙂

  2. love this, gorgeous tart!!

  3. Thanks Elina and Shannon! I made it for a Halloween party!

  4. This looks/sounds delicious! I’ve been looking for something “new” to make for Thanksgiving – I think this might be the one. 😉 Thanks for the recipe!

  5. MichellePC, I hope you enjoy and that you find it is a beautiful addition to your holiday table! 🙂

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