March 03, 2009

Beautiful Blood Oranges....in a tart!

Blood oranges are a rare find in my area. SO, when I saw that Super Wal-mart had them by the bagful, well of course I didn't walk away without a bag!

My next item on my list of things to do after I bought the oranges was to find something to do with them.


I found a blog post on Cast Sugar for this Blood Orange Tart - so I got busy and made my tart! Nemmie also gave a link for Salted Caramel Sauce. At first I thought I wouldn't bother with the caramel sauce, then I decided why not! I am so glad I made it although I have to admit it is addicting and you can eat it easily by the spoonfuls! The caramel is a perfect accent to the slightly "tart" tart!


For the tart recipe, please check out Nemmie's blog and click here for the Salted Caramel Sauce. I promise you, you will not be sorry you did!

34 comments:

Melissa said...

This sounds yummy! They always have blood oranges at this Asian market we go to. I'll have to pick some up and try this.

Pam said...

What a delicious tart - the blood oranges look so beautiful.

Bob said...

That looks awesome, love the crust. You know, it's kind of sad. I've never had a blood orange. I'll have to fix that.

pigpigscorner said...

Looks so delicious! Love the colour of blood orange.

chriesi said...

I adore blood oranges. These are absolutely beautiful just like the tart!

Jeni said...

I've actually never had a blood orange! This looks really good!!

Medena (-Melitta-) said...

I love blood oranges! Never had them in a dessert, usually just fresh squeezed juice. The tart looks delicious!

Dharm said...

That tart looks lovely! I've never had a blood orange before...

Gera @ SweetsFoods said...

Scrumptious blood oranges never tasted them but looks great in this tart...very nice colors!

Jessie said...

delicious sweet tart! I never had blood oranges, I need to try those some day!

Creative One said...

I have never tried a blood orange, this tart makes me want to try them. Looks delish!!!

Bellini Valli said...

Blood oranges are the perfect nature's candy for this time of year:D

Spryte said...

I've never tried a blood orange. I'll have to see if I can find some. That tart looks great!!

Ingrid said...

You know I still have two sitting in my produce drawer that I've yet to use. I need to eat those up.

Your tart looks gorgeous, that read just pops!
~ingrid

Hillary said...

How excitiing that they had bags of blood oranges at Super Walmart! I got mine from Trader Joe's.

recipes2share said...

This looks really great - don't these oranges add a touch of unexpected with the flavour/colour. What a tasty idea!

Elyse said...

Oh, man. That caramel sauce really pushes this dessert over the edge. I'm pretty sure I couldn't leave this tart alone until it was completely devoured. It looks soooo good, and I just love blood oranges. They make for beautiful--and scrumptious--desserts!

The Hungry Mouse said...

Oh gosh! This looks amazing! Blood oranges are just so lovely. Yay.

+Jessie

WiseAcre said...

Wow those are cool looking oranges. I haven't seen those before. I'm afraid by the time I get over to Potsdam they'll be gone. I'll blame you if none are left :)

Carrie said...

It looks gorgeous!

Laura said...

Boy this looks good. I want someone to come bake for me....

duodishes said...

We should be doing more with our blood oranges instead of just peeling and eating them. :) Maybe something like this!

CookiePie said...

Oooooh - that is just gorgeous, and sounds soooooo delish!

Meg said...

This is simply beautiful! You know...I still have not tried blood oranges!

Linda said...

Never tried doing anything with a blood orange, but this looks delish!

The Food Librarian said...

Great looking tart! I love blood oranges as well!!

Leslie said...

grrr..I cant seem to find blood oranges at the store!

noble pig said...

I'm shocked wal-mart had these. I too love blood oranges. I love making cocktails with them because the drink looks so pretty.

Linda said...

You are officially Martha now--she uses blood oranges! I can't believe Wally actually had them. It really looks delish!

RecipeGirl said...

What a fun way to utilize them. They're gorgeous!

Katy said...

Looks positively fabulous! Great color and will you just look at that TENDER crust! Yummy!

Aparna said...

I have never seen these oranges except in pictures because we don't get them here. But they seem to lend everything such gorgeous colour.

Tangled Noodle said...

Beautiful pics, as always. I wonder why I always leave this site so hungry?

margot said...

I made this recently, too, and thought it was excellent. I didn't bother with the caramel sauce, you photo makes me wish I had.

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