Almond Tart with Lemon Curd
almonds, finely chopped
butter, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
LEMON CURD INGREDIENTS
1Mix almonds, flour, 1/2 cup sugar and salt in bowl.
2Rub butter pieces, bit by bit, into flour.
3Stir in egg and vanilla to form ball.
5Roll out onto 12-inch tart pan with removable bottom.
6Weight down with beans placed on waxed paper.
7Bake at 350 until golden, about 20 minutes.
9To make filling, mix egg yolks, 3/4 to 1 cup sugar and lemon juice in top of double boiler.
10Cook, stirring constantly over simmering water, until mixture coats back of metal spoon.
12Remove from heat and whisk in 1/2 cup butter, bit by bit, until melted and smooth.
13Pour lemon curd into cooled tart shell.
16Garnish with whipped cream and fruit.