Almond Lemon Tart

Recipe by lindseylcw
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6-8
YIELD: 6 slices
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • pastry ingredients
  • 4
    ounces butter, diced cold from the fridge
  • 5
    ounces plain flour
  • 1
    tablespoon icing sugar
  • 5
    drops almond extract
  • filling ingredients
  • 6
    ounces sliced almonds, toasted
  • 4
    ounces caster sugar
  • 3
    large eggs
  • 5
    fluid ounces double cream
  • 4
    drops almond extract
  • 2
    lemons, juice of, and zest finely grated

DIRECTIONS

  • Put pastry ingredients into food processor.
  • blend until looks like fine breadcrumbs.
  • Pat firmly around sides and base of a flan dish 9 in diameter.
  • put into fridge for 1 hour.
  • preheat oven to 360F and bake case for 15 - 20 minutes until pale golden.
  • take out but leave the oven on.
  • put toasted almonds and sugar into food processor and whiz.
  • add eggs one by one, then cream, almond extract lemon zest then, lastly, the lemon juice.
  • pour into baked shell and smooth the top.
  • put into oven and bake until set, about 15 mins.
  • serve warm with creme fraiche or whip cream.