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    Lemon Almond Tart (Tarte Au Citron Et Aux Amandes)

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    3 hrs 37 mins

    2 hrs 30 mins

    1 hr 7 mins

    swissms's Note:

    Almonds are commonly used in desserts in the region of Provence, France. Published in Bon Appetit, May 1994.

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    Serves: 8



    Units: US | Metric

    Almond Crust

    Lemon Filling


    1. 1
    2. 2
      Blend flour, almonds, sugar and salt in food processor. Add butter and cut in, using on/off turns, until mixture resembles coarse meal. Combine water and extract in samll bowl; pour over flour mixture and process just until moist clumps form. Gather dough into ball; flatten into disk. Press dough evenly over bottom and up sides of 9-inch diameter tart pan with removeable bottom. Freeze crust until firm, about 30 minutes. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover; keep frozen.).
    3. 3
    4. 4
      Combine eggs and 1 1/4 cups sugar in heavy medium saucepan; whisk to blend. Mix in lemon juice and zest. Whisk over medium-high heat until mixture is thick and almost boils, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat; whisk in butter. Transfer filling to bowl. Chill until cold, stirring occasionally, about 2 hours. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Press plastic directly onto surface to keep skin from forming. Keep chilled.).
    5. 5
      Preheat oven to 400°F Line crust with foil; fill with dried beans. Bake until sides are set, about 15 minutes. Remove foil and beans. Bake crust until golden, about 15 minutes. Cool completely. Reduce oven temperature to 350°F.
    6. 6
      Spread filling in crust. Sprinkle almonds over. Bake until filling puffs slightly, begins to crack at edges and mos slightly in center when shaken, about 37 minutes. Cool completely on rack. Remove pan sides from tart. Sprinkle tart with powdered sugar and serve.

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    Nutritional Facts for Lemon Almond Tart (Tarte Au Citron Et Aux Amandes)

    Serving Size: 1 (111 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 378.1
    Calories from Fat 171
    Total Fat 19.0 g
    Saturated Fat 9.2 g
    Cholesterol 140.1 mg
    Sodium 110.0 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 47.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
    Sugars 33.7 g
    Protein 6.3 g

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