Almond Tart With Lemon Curd Recipe
1/4 cup finely chopped almonds
1 1/4 cup flour, sifted
1/2 cup sugar
1 dash salt
1/2 cup butter, cut into 1/2 cubes
1 tsp vanilla
10 egg yolks
3/4 cup sugar (or more)
3/4 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup butter
1 sweetened whipped cream
1 fresh fruit
Mix almonds, flour, 1/2 cup sugar and salt in bowl. Rub butter
pieces, bit by bit, into flour. Stir in egg and vanilla to form ball.
Chill. Roll out onto 12-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Weight
down with beans placed on waxed paper. Bake at 350F until golden,
about 20 minutes. Cool.
To make filling, mix egg yolks, 3/4 to 1 cup sugar and lemon juice in
top of double boiler. Cook, stirring constantly over simmering water,
until mixture coats back of metal spoon. Do not allow to boil. Remove
from heat and whisk in 1/2 cup butter, bit by bit, until melted and
Pour lemon curd into cooled tart shell. Chill until set. Remove sides
of pan. Garnish with whipped cream and fruit. Makes 1 (12-inch) tart
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