Grapefruit-Orange Crostata


Grapefruit-Orange Crostata

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    This crostata, an open-faced fruit tart, is spread with a cream cheese frosting and slices of grapefruit and oranges.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 12
    2 Cara Cara oranges, divided
    1 blood orange
    1 pink grapefruit
    1 Meyer lemon
    ½ c. plus 2 tbsp. Hy-Vee granulated sugar
    ½ (17.3-oz.) pkg. frozen puff pastry, (1 sheet), thawed
    1 (8-oz.) container mascarpone cheese, softened
    1 (8-oz.) pkg. Hy-Vee cream cheese, softened
    Fresh thyme, chopped, for garnish

    Things To Grab

    • Large baking sheet
    • Parchment paper
    • Zester
    • Juicer
    • Small saucepan
    • Rolling pin
    • Ruler
    • Silicone pastry brush
    • Serving tray
    • Medium bowl


    1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.

    2. Zest peel from 1 Cara Cara orange, blood orange, grapefruit, and lemon; set each separately aside. Cut to remove remaining peel and pith from each citrus. Thinly slice the fruit; remove seeds and set fruit aside.

    3. For syrup, juice remaining Cara Cara orange. Combine juice and 1/2 cup sugar in small saucepan. Cook over medium heat for 11 to 15 minutes or until reduced by half. Remove from heat and stir in 1 teaspoon each reserved Cara Cara orange, blood orange, grapefruit, and lemon zests.

    4. Roll out puff pastry on a lightly floured surface to a 13×9-inch rectangle. Transfer to prepared baking sheet. Lightly brush top of puff pastry with 1/3 of Cara Cara syrup.

    5. Bake puff pastry for 12 to 15 minutes or until the edges are golden brown. Remove from oven and lightly brush with 1/3 Cara Cara syrup. Cool on baking sheet for 10 minutes. transfer pastry to serving tray.

    6. Stir together mascarpone and cream cheese, remaining 2 tablespoons sugar, and 1 teaspoon each reserved Cara Cara orange, blood orange, grapefruit, and lemon

    Nutrition facts


    260 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 16g
    • Cholesterol: 35mg
    • Sodium: 105mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 28g
    • Protein: 4g

    Daily Values

    Iron 6%
    Calcium 4%
    Vitamin D 0%
    Potassium 2%