Apricot Nectar Cheesecake Tart

Apricot Nectar Cheesecake Tart Recipe

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Ingredients

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  • 15 oz
    refrigerated pie crust
  • FILLING INGREDIENTS

  • 1/4 oz
    gelatin, unflavored
  • 12 oz
    apricot nectar
  • 1 c
    whipping cream
  • 11 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • TOPPING INGREDIENTS

  • 1 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    flour
  • 2 tsp
    amaretto
  • 1/2 c
    whipping cream, optional
  • 1 Tbsp
    powdered sugar, optional

How to Make Apricot Nectar Cheesecake Tart

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Prepare pie crust according to package directions for one-crust baked shell using 10" tart pan with removable bottom or 9" pie pan - (Refrigerate remaining crust for later use.)
  3. Place prepared crust in pan; Press in bottom and up sides of pan and trim edges if necessary.
  4. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until lightly browned; Cool completely.
  5. In small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over 1 cup of the apricot nectar; Cook over low heat, stirring until gelatin dissolves.
  6. Refrigerate 30 to 35 minutes until partially thickened.
  7. In small bowl, beat 1 cup whipping cream until stiff peaks form.
  8. In large bowl, combine cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar, nutmeg and vanilla; beat until smooth and creamy.
  9. Add lemon juice; blend well.
  10. Beat in apricot mixture until well blended; fold in whipped cream.
  11. Spread over cooled baked crust; refrigerate 2 hours.
  12. In small saucepan, combine 1 tablespoon sugar and flour; gradually stir in remaining 1/2 cup apricot nectar and cook over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly.
  13. Remove from heat; stir in amaretto.
  14. Cool to room temperature, then pour over tart; spread evenly.
  15. Refrigerate until topping is set, about 30 minutes.
  16. In small bowl, beat 1/2 cup whipping cream and powdered sugar until stiff peaks form; pipe or spoon around edge of tart.
  17. Store in refrigerator.

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About Apricot Nectar Cheesecake Tart

Course/Dish: Cakes, Pies, Fruit Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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