Framboises Almond Square with Glossy Meringue

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Francine ---
from Raleigh, NC

I love raspberries, never can get enough. It is the cherished fruit of my childhood. Raspberries and almonds are a perfect marriage made in Heaven. There is no change you have to make to this dessert. If it is not broken do not fix it. DO not mess with something that works :o)

serves 4-6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients

  • 7 oz
    almond paste
  • 1 c
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 2 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    almond flavor
  • 1 md
    egg beaten
  • 11/2 c
    raspberries jam
  • MERINGUE
  • 2 lg
    egg whites
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    cream of tartar
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How To Make

  • 1
    Preheat the oven at 350 degrees. Grate the almond paste and add to a medium bowl. Add the butter and sugar and beat until soft. Add the beaten egg and almond extract. Mix in the flour and stir until well blended. In baking pan bake mixture for about 20-25 minutes or until light golden brown. After cooling, evenly spread the raspberries jam on top .
  • 2
    Make the meringue with an electric mixer by startings to whip the whites with the cream of tartar and little by little add the sugar. When making a meringue you have to have patience other wise do not dare to make one...It takes time! Whip the sugar well every time you add it. Add about 3TBS each time. Every time I make a meringue it takes me at least 20 minutes. I love mine real glossy and of course with all the sugar well incorporated and dissolved. That is the key of a successful meringue.
  • 3
    Now it is the time to frost your cake with the white fluffy "successful" meringue. Let me know if it is a success!!

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