Yogurt Ginger Tarts
Holiday celebrations in the Hirshberg home wouldn't be the same without a ginger-flavored dessert. If you love ginger, this sweet and spicy tart may become your new favorite holiday treat. It's one of ours.
Roll the dough out on a floured surface to fit two tart pans.
Press the dough into the tart pans.
Chill for 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 375°.
Cover tarts with aluminum foil and weigh down foil with dried beans or pie weights.
Bake for 15 minutes until golden brown.
Reduce heat to 325°.
Remove tarts from oven, remove foil and let cool.
Peel ginger root and finely grate over a plate or bowl.
Press grated ginger root through a sieve or tea strainer, catching the liquid in a small bowl.
Reserve liquid and discard the root.
Beat eggs and sugar for 2-3 minutes, until thick.
Fold in yogurt, vanilla and ginger juice.
Gradually add flour with sifter and combine.
Divide yogurt mixture between tarts.
Cook for 20-25 minutes.
Remove from oven and let cool.
Refrigerate for 2 hours before serving.
Garnish with dried fruit or nuts.