Flaked almond tart


Flaked almond tart
This almond tart is an American-inspired version of the classic dessert. This one leaves out the almond cream or frangipane and uses flaked almonds instead. These are toasted, then mixed with cream and sugar.

There's no point denying it, this is a rich dessert...
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Last modified on: August 27th 2017

For 1 tart, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
19 min.1 hour 5 min.1 hour 24 min.
Keeping: 1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 10 min.
Flaked almond tart : Photo of step #1
Preheat the oven to 320°F (160°C).

Roll out 250 g Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée) and line the tin or mould.

Stage 2 - 15 min.
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Pre-bake the case for 15 minutes, then take it out of the oven.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
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Spread 100 g flaked almonds over the whole of a baking sheet.

Stage 4 - 20 min.
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Toast for about 20 minutes until the almonds start to colour slightly.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
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Put into a bowl: 200 ml liquid cream, 100 g caster sugar, 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier and 1 tablespoon Amaretto. Mix well.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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Tip in the toasted almonds and mix again.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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Pour this mixture into the pre-cooked pastry case...

Stage 8 - 30 min.
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...and bake for 30 minutes, watching the colour carefully.

Leave to cool before cutting, as this tart is very fragile.

Remarks

The original recipe contains much more sugar, so you can add more if you prefer it sweeter.

You can replace 10 g of the sugar with the same quantity of vanilla sugar.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée)Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Simple maple-syrup tart, Lemon and lime custard tart, Lemon and grated apple tart, Strawberry Verveine Tart , Peach and green tea tart, ... All
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Flaked almondsFlaked almonds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Broad bean salad with Parmesan, Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins, Baked Alaska, Cookies, Nanou's chocolate cake, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Clafoutis "Marie-Antoinette", Norman flambéed apples, Breton apple and rhubarb tart , Choux pastry (pâte à choux), Peach and verbena feuilleté, ... All

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