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Fresh & Easy Orange Tart

Fruit Tart Recipe with Oranges: Fresh & Easy Dessert

Housewives of Frederick County
A super easy, but heavenly delicious fruit tart with clementines as the topping, a custard filling, and a vanilla wafer crust.
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Servings 10 Servings


  • - 1/2 cup vanilla wafer crumbs, about 10 cookies crushed
  • - 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • - 3 tablespoons sugar
  • - 1/2 cup fresh orange juice, 2 to 3 oranges freshly squeezed
  • - 2 teaspoons finely grated orange peel
  • - 1/2 cup sugar
  • - 5 egg yolks, beaten
  • - 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • - 3 to 4 oranges, tangerines and/or clementines


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine cookie crumbs, butter and sugar; Press into 9 inch pie plate. Bake for 10 minutes.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together juice, peel and sugar until sugar is dissolved. Whisk in egg yolks and cream. Pour into prepared pie crust and bake about 30 minutes, until set.
  • Let cool completely, then cover and refrigerate until well chilled, at least 3 hours.
  • Cut the citrus fruit into circles and arrange on top of tart.
  • For pretty circles that preserve more of the orange, remove the peel and white pith, then cut into horizontal slices.
Keyword fruit tart