Archive for April, 2012

Blueberry Tart with No Bake White Chocolate Cheesecake and Chocolate Glaze

Posted in Dessert on April 5, 2012 by Cooking For Mark

Found this gem saved in my drafts.  I must have forgotten to post! Enjoy!

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Blueberry Tart

Blueberry Tart Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 c. flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 c. butter
  • 1/4 c. sugar
  • 1 large egg

Directions:

  1. Combine flour and salt. Set aside
  2. Beat cold butter until smooth. Add sugar and beat until creamed. Stir in egg just until combined
  3. Add flour mixture to butter and mix together until it forms into a ball
  4. Place dough in plastic bag and place in freezer for 15 minutes
  5. Roll out dough and place in tart shell. Remove excess dough and shape into tart
  6. Pre heat oven to 375
  7. Place blueberries with flour, sugar and lime zest in tart
  8. bake for about 20 minutes.

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White Chocolate Cheesecake

White Chocolate Cheesecake Ingredients:

  • 1 block good white chocolate
  • 1 1/2 packages cream cheese
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • Orange zest
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped until fluffy
  • 2-3 tbsp powdered sugar

Directions:

  1. Place mixing bowl on top of pot with boiling water. Add the white chocolate and cream cheese until the chocolate slowly melts. Stir frequently
  2. Add the vanilla and orange zest.
  3. While the chocolate is melting, whip the cream until stiff peaks form, about 10 minutes by hand. Add powdered sugar.
  4. When chocolate and cream cheese are melted and creamy, add the mixture to the whipped cream. Gently incorporate the two by folding in the ingredients.
  5. Cover bowl and place in refrigerator for about an hour, until blueberry tart is baked and chilled.
  • 2 tbsp Orange juice
  • 1 tbsp Orange liquor
  • 1 package gelatin

Directions:

  1. Place orange juice and orange liquor in saucepan and heat until it comes to a boil.
  2. Turn off heat and add gelatin. Stir until all lumps disappear.
  3. Take white chocolate mixture from fridge and whisk in gelatin mixture until fully incorporated.
  4. Place white chocolate and gelatin mixture in cooled blueberry tart. Place in fridge.
  5. Optional: You can also fold in some fresh blueberries into the white chocolate mixture (about 1/2-1 c.)

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Chocolate Glaze

Chocolate Glaze Ingredients:

  • 1 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips (or bittersweet)
  • 1 c. heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp orange liquor (optional)

Directions: Place all ingredients in saucepan and heat until hot (without letting it boil). Whisk until smooth. Remove from heat and let cool for 3-5 minutes. Glaze the tart and place in freezer to set for about 1 hour.

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White Chocolate Blueberry Cheesecake Tart with Chocolate Glaze