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Cream Cheese Crostata with Orange Marmalade
Cream Cheese Crostata with Orange Marmalade
(Crostata con Crema di Formaggio e Marmellata di Arance Amare)
 
 
Ingredients:

For the Crust:
1 and 1/2 cups cake flour
4 and 1/2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 large egg yolk
9 tablespoons (1 stick plus 1 tablespoon) chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
Nonstick vegetable oil spray

For the Filling:
One 8-ounce package cream cheese, room temperature
3/4 cup mascarpone cheese
1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar
2/3 cup orange marmalade
1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted

Directions:

Prepare the Crust:
Mix flour and sugar together on work surface.

Make well in center of mixture; add egg yolk.

Scatter butter cubes over flour mixture.

Using hands, gently mix ingredients together until well blended and dough forms.

Flatten dough into disk; wrap in plastic and chill at least 1 hour or overnight.

Preheat oven to 400F.

Spray 9-inch diameter tart pan with removable bottom with nonstick spray.

Press dough onto bottom and up sides of prepared pan.

Bake until golden brown and cooked through, pressing with back of fork if crust bubbles, about 20 minutes.

Cool crust in pan on rack.

Prepare the Filling:
Beat cream cheese, mascarpone cheese, and sugar in medium bowl until smooth.

Spread filling evenly in cooled crust; chill 1 hour.

Spread marmalade evenly over filling.

Sprinkle almonds over. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

That's it!
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