Almond Tart with Lemon Curd

Almond Tart With Lemon Curd Recipe

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Ingredients

ALMOND SHELL

1/4 c
almonds, finely chopped
1.25 c
flour, sifted
1/2 c
sugar
pinch
salt
1/2 c
butter, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
1
egg
1 tsp
vanilla

LEMON CURD INGREDIENTS

10
egg yolks
3/4 c
sugar
3/4 c
lemon juice
1/2 c
butter
sweetened whipped cream
fresh fruit, cut up

How to Make Almond Tart with Lemon Curd

Step-by-Step

  • 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.
  • 4Chill.
  • 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.
  • 8Cool.
  • 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.
  • 11Do not allow to boil.
  • 12Remove from heat and whisk in 1/2 cup butter, bit by bit, until melted and smooth.
  • 13Pour lemon curd into cooled tart shell.
  • 14Chill until set.
  • 15Remove sides of pan.
  • 16Garnish with whipped cream and fruit.

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About Almond Tart with Lemon Curd

Course/Dish: Pies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy