bourbon-pumpkin caramel tartA buttery cornmeal crust with a pumpkin pie cheesecake filling and a bourbon salted caramel candied pepita topping.

If you find your eyes bugging out of your head at just the thought of such a thing, then head on over to Culinary Covers for my post and the recipe!

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59 Responses to Bourbon-Caramel Pumpkin Tart

  1. Wow!! You really get me. This sounds amazing, especially the pepitas on top. Mmmm.

  2. Ah please send a huge slice this way!!

  3. bellini says:

    Thank goodness “The Boy” is around to help eat all of the gorgeous desserts.

  4. Well hello there impressive Thanksgiving dessert. Gahhhhh I love bourbon caramel to infinity. This is gorgeous Joanne!

  5. gloria says:

    Delicious! I love pumpkin tarts!

  6. I feel like you are going to make the best wife. I’m going to fail at that because of my lack of baking.

  7. Yes pleaaaaase!! I could eat this with every meal!

  8. Erika says:

    Yes Ma’am… Please send a slice or 2 or 4 my way! :)

  9. Holy cow! This is amazing. Love the candied pepitas on top.

  10. Oh my god, this looks amazing, Joanne! My family is pretty inflexible when it comes to changing up our Thanksgiving menu, but I’m going to try very hard to get this on it!

  11. This tart looks too awesome to be true… I’ll check it right now ;)

  12. This is soooooo ridiculously amazing!!! I love it! The booziness, the chocolate and PUMPKIN! MAGIC! Pinning this!

  13. Whaaaaaaaaaat! This is over-the-top,fingering-licking-ahmazing!

  14. This looks so fabulous! Seriously, this tart sorta blows my mind. Can’t wait to head over to Culinary Covers to see what you thought! :) Awesome job Joanne.

  15. There’s nothing I like more in the fall than a pumpkin and bourbon dessert. This is totally making me rethink my weekend plans.

  16. Jessie says:

    Oh my gosh. Why are you not a professional baker? Oh, right. You’re an MD/PhD student extraordinaire. Ok, I suppose ;) Off to check out the recipe!

  17. Chewthefat says:

    It sounds like you are already gearing up for Thanksgiving!

  18. sandra says:

    are you kidding?? this is amazing. I think it may be on MY holiday table next month too. great choice – and I love how your shot is almost exactly the same as the cover.

  19. Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Salted Caramel – are there greater words that you can put together? I would demolish this tart.

  20. Beth says:

    My eyes are definitely bugging out of my head. Wow!

  21. Haley L says:

    oh my god. this looks unreal

  22. Abby says:

    My eyes are totally buggin! :) Dang I love this.

  23. Sues says:

    Whoa! I want EVERYTHING about this tart. HELLO :)

  24. I smiled just looking at the gorgeous pie. Looks so delicious, feel like grabbing a slice, dunking it in cream and enjoying.

  25. Bourbon salted caramel pepita topping!? You are crazy and I love it.

  26. I need at least 2 slices! Love the buttery cornmeal crust.

  27. Kate says:

    Anything with pumpkin makes my eyes bug out.

  28. Holly molly, this looks great. Could you bring me the entire pie to my house please?

  29. Oooh wee! This is so gorgeous! I love that there are pepitas accenting the top and what a flavor combination, Jo!

  30. I love pumpkin in just about anything but this sounds over the top good. If I made it I would have to instantly give away all but two slices to maintain some level of control over eating too much of it. Why two slices? One for me and one for my lovely wife!

  31. Danguole says:

    Pepitas! Gosh. They’re so appropriate. Everywhere, all the time. And same with bourbon… This tart, it understands me. Well done!

  32. Hotly Spiced says:

    This looks divine. I’ll head on over for the recipe. I thought those were pepitas! xx

  33. Eyes bugging out of my head…is right.

  34. Reeni says:

    Yes! My eyes are bugging out and so are my taste buds! This is gorgeous! Me want. Right now.

  35. Tracey says:

    Seriously?! This combination of flavors is to die for!

  36. Monet says:

    I could probably go to bed happy with just that topping Joanne! Sounds TOO GOOD!

  37. Monica says:

    You know…you really nailed it when you said this makes your eyes bug out of your head. It’s happening to me right now, girl!

  38. Eileen says:

    Welp, I need one of these immediately. :)

  39. oh my, this looks amazing! I have borrowed your idea of making the cover recipe :)

  40. Nutmeg Nanny says:

    I feel like this tart was made especially for me :) so so perfect!

  41. My goodness, you’re making me hungry and excited for Thanksgiving already!

  42. Wow… bourbon, caramel and pumpkin together? What a fabulous combination! Can I have a slice please? ;)

  43. You have all my fall favorites in here!

  44. Kathryn says:

    Wowzer…this looks like a pie and a half!

  45. sandra says:

    I think I am going to have to make this my this year’s Christmas dessert. For sure.

  46. Amazing. I’ve been on a bit of a bourbon kick (that sounds terrible, but it has turned out to be my booze of choice this season/new mom sedative ;) ). Made into a dessert = my dream come true!

  47. Carolyn says:

    Joanne, this looks heavenly! It’s SO being pinned right now!

  48. Zoe says:

    Hi Joanne! This looks incredible. Could I use a normal tart pan to make this, instead of a springform pan?

    • joanne says:

      You could use a regular tart pan, but I think the filling might be a little too much because the sides of the springform are a lot higher than that of the regular tart pan. If you just filled it accordingly, it should be fine. You could also use a cake pan if you have one, since those sides tend to be a bit higher as well!

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